Whaling masters and whaling voyages sailing from American ports A compilation of sources by Judith N. Lund

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  • United States,
  • Whaling masters,
  • Whaling ships

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Number of Pages746
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ISBN 101578983126
ISBN 109781578983124

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Redbook, a Guide Book of. American Offshore Whaling: Voyages. The American Offshore Whaling Voyage (AOWV) database includes information about all known American offshore (or “pelagic”) whaling voyages from the s to the s, it does not include the modern factory ship voyages of the midth century.

Information is most complete for the 19th century. "Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing American Ports: A Compilation of Sources" by Judith Lund; and "Whaling Masters" directory, published by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society If you need further assistance in researching your ancestor, please contact.

American Offshore Whaling Voyages. This version of this database (Lund, Judith N., Elizabeth A. Josephson, Randall R. Reeves and Tim D. Smith. “American Offshore Whaling Voyages: a database.”) is available here at corresponds to the content of the printed book: American Offshore Whaling Voyages: toNew Bedford Whaling Museum, 3 preliminary leaves, [9] pages 24 cm On cover: Whaling masters voyages, "Log of the whaler -- "Thar she blows!" -- Fin out-but not finis -- Glossary -- A few books about Whaling -- Dictionary of American whaling masters".

Twelve ports had only 1 voyage, 28 had between 2 and 25 voyages, 19 had between 26 and voyages, 6 had between and voyages, 5 had between and voyages and 2 had over voyages.

Hence, 7 ports, or 10% of the total, had about two-thirds of the vessels and three fourths of the voyages. Lund, Judith N. Whaling masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing From American Ports: A Compilation of Sources.

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Whaling Master Ancestor: _____ Judith Lund’s Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports: application request, and the Committee will check the book for you. Membership Committee E-mail: [email protected] Title: DESCENDANTS OF WHALING MASTERS.

Many Masters had long careers and were highly successful. Some even went on to share ownership or own their own whaleships, a development encouraged by some owners, who allowed their whaling captains to invest in the success of their own voyages.

Image: The Whaling Master William Tolley Brookes - Collection of the National Maritime Museum. The "History" includes pages of tables of “Returns of Whaling Vessels, Sailing from American Ports, Since the Year ” At an average of 52. Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sialing from American Ports: A Compilation of Sources.

New Bedford Whaling Museum, Kendall Whaling Museum, and Ten Pound Island Book Co. * Malloy, Mary. African Americans in the Maritime Trades: A Guide to Resources in New England. Kendall Monograph # Sharon, Masschusetts. Malloy, Mary. Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports.

A Compilation of Sources. New Bedford Whaling Museum, Kendall Whaling Museum, Ten Pound Island Book Co Auburn colored cloth hardcover with gold lettering. Quarto pp. First part is listed by name of Master, Vessel Name, Rig, Hailing Port, Depart, Return, Logbook location.

The American Offshore Whaling Voyage (AOWV) database includes information from about all known American offshore (or "pelagic") whaling voyages from the s to the s, but not including the modern factory ship voyages of the mid 20th century. Information is most complete for the 19th century.

Whalers had to put up with many hardships on their voyages. Whaling played an important role in American history. Whaling's golden age was in the mid 's. Whales had many different useful resources. The Sperm Whale was hunted for a specific kind of oil. Deaths were very common during whaling trips.

For Philip I voyages, see Judith Navas Lund, Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports: A Compilation of Sources (Gloucester, MA: Ten Pound Book Company, ), Todd, In Olde New York, Starbuck, History of the American Whale Fishery, gives ship agents’ names.

Todd, In Olde New York, Lund, Judith Navis. Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports: A Compilation of Sources. New Bedford Whaling Museum, Kendall Whaling Museum, and Ten Pound Island Book Co. Starbuck, Alexander. History of the American Whale Fishery, from Its Earliest Inception to the Year   Cross referencing this ship name with an index of whaling voyages in Alexander Starbuck’s “History of the American Whalefishery” brought me to Captain Hiram Clift who commanded the Hudson on a voyage that left Mystic on November 3, and returned on Febru The vessel, with the three Pequots aboard, had traveled to the.

Log/journal, kept and signed by first mate George Duffy, relating to whaling voyages to the Okhotsk Sea and the Arctic, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans; Oct. Sept. 14; Includes detailed description of the loss and abandonment of this and 32 other ships and the rescue of.

WHALING MASTERS AND WHALING VOYAGES SAILING FROM AMERICAN PORTS: A Compilation of Sources Published in in a limited edition of copies by the New Bedford Whaling Museum, Kendall Whaling Museum, and Ten Pound Island Book Company.

14 Reginald B. Hegarty, Returns of Whaling Vessels Sailing from American Ports˜ (New Bedford, MA: Old Dartmouth Historical Society, ).

15 Judith Navas Lund, Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports (New Bedford, MA: New Bedford Whaling Museum, Kendall Whaling Museum, and Ten Pound Island Book Company, ).

The Record of American and Foreign Shipping (). Judith Navas Lund, Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports, New Bedford Whaling Museum (). Bookplate; owner signature. Interiors clean, wear to original bindings, particularly Log Book. Very good condition, a most desirable piece of American whaling industry history.

about the whaling families in the Alden Road area. In future Book 2 & 3, there will be information about other whaling families in East Fairhaven. Sources for Whaling History: History of the American Whale Fishery by Alexander Starbuck Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages SailingfromAmerican Ports By Judith Navas Lund.

"Saved our oild but lost the Ship after carrying us safely over thousands of miles by water we left her upon the Rocks." Details of the ship come from Judith Navas Lund, whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports.

Almira's journal is quoted extensively in Joan Druett, Petticoat Whalers, Whaling Wives at Sea Day book. MS New Bedford Whaling Museum Library, New Beford, Mass Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports: A Compilation of Sources Whaling Masters and Whaling.

American Offshore Whaling Voyages: A Database The supplementary lists of ‘Masters’, ‘Clearance Dates’, ‘Ports’, ‘Keepers of Logbooks and Journals’ and ‘Non-whaling Logbooks and Journals’ were, therefore, added.

The book is an edited version of the cooper’s journal which related the account of the bloody mutiny. The island had flourished thanks to whaling, and my town of Oak Bluffs had been built with whaling proceeds in the late ’s. After 37 whaling voyages, the Morgan had undergone a historical.

In “Leviathan,” Eric Jay Dolin dutifully chronicles the long history of whaling in North America, from the voyages of Capt. John Smith, who, like many after him, “found this Whale-fishing a.

Commercial whaling in the United States dates to the 17th century in New industry peaked in –, and New Bedford, Massachusetts, sent out its last whaler, the John R.

Mantra, in The Whaling industry was engaged with the production of three different raw materials: whale oil, spermaceti oil, and oil was the result of "trying-out" whale blubber by heating. Captain James Smith left whaling to become a packet captain and a foil for Mark Twain. The painting seen below depicts Captain James F.

Smith of New London, one of five brothers who were whaling captains out of that port. All had successful careers and their combined return on all their voyages grossed over million dollars. World Whaling History.

People have been whaling for at least a millennium, pursuing all kinds of whales in all parts of the world. While many aspects of the history of whaling have been described in great detail, the history of the effects of whaling on the whales themselves has not received sufficient attention.

Townsend, 'The distribution of certain whales as shown by log book records of American whaleships', Zjoologica (New York ), ; Judith Navas Lund, Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing From American Ports: a compilation of sources (New Bedford ); A.G.E.

Jones, Ships Employed in the South Seas Trade. By when Benjamin Russell painted the “Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World,” New Bedford was a rich, successful, and world-famous mercantile seaport.

With resulting pride the city’s citizens began to take a satisfied, if reflective, view of its progress. Colonial Bedford Village was founded in specifically to pursue commercial whaling. Hegarty’s Returns of Whaling Vessels Sailing from American Ports (), which extends Starbuck’s list for all U.S.

ports through (We also con- sulted A. Howard Clark’s list of whaling voyages (2: ), printed in the report of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries. With the. The main ports of Cold Spring, Greenport and Sag Harbor managed over whaling vessels, which made more than 1, voyages, starting as early as The longest recorded voyage from Greenport.

Whaling masters. New Bedford, Mass., Published by the Old Dartmouth historical society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Massachusetts.

OCLC Number: Notes: On cover: Whaling masters voyages, Description. Sailing and whaling. will change your perspective on the highly romanticized whaling era in American history, and the role of people of color in a.

Editor’s Note: Judith Navas Lund’s Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports lists Charles Nichols as master of the ship Phocion of New Bedford from to and the ship Sea Gull, also of New Bedford, from to and to The Nantucket Historical Association holds.

Re whaling. There is an old black and white movie titled “Down to The Sea Again in Ships”. It covers 1 voyage of a whaling ship (actual film of one if not the Last voyage of an American sailing vessel from arounf ). Drama aside, it gives an example of the trials and successes of a voyage and hunt from those open long boats.

By the mids, more than half of the roughly whaling ships in the world were based in New Bedford. Oil was discovered in Pennsylvania, resulting in a severe decline in demand for whale oil and signaling the end of the New England whaling industry.

Within 10 years, the last whaling ship would set sail from Nantucket. A typical nineteenth-century whaling voyage out of New Bedford would ride the Gulf Stream to the Azores (“Western Islands”), then head south to the Cape Verde Islands or Rio de Janeiro, rounding Cape Horn to rest up at one of the small seaports on the South American coast before sailing to the Galapagos Islands, Marquesas, Hawaiian Islands.

We're launching into our blog feature on American whaling during the 19th Century. (Catch the introduction here, if you missed it!) And it seems the best place to begin is at the beginning of a voyage.

Whale hunting was an industry - a business - .

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