Category Archives: Whaling

Ceres (Ship)

Ceres (Ship) logbook, 1841–1843. 1 volume (0.12 linear feet). About the ship Ceres Wilmington Whaling Company was organized on November 23, 1833. In 1835 the company purchased the whaleship Ceres in New Bedford, and she became the pioneer of the … Continue reading

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Eagle (Ship)

Eagle (Ship) receipts, 1829–1838. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the ship Eagle Eagle was a whaling ship that operated out of the port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. About the collection Receipts for supplies, provisions, repairs, wharfage, and pilotage for … Continue reading

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Hercules (Ship)

Hercules (Ship) records, 1829–1849. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the ship Hercules The Hercules was a whaling ship and trading vessel that operated out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. It was built in 1816 in New York City, and, according … Continue reading

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Mary E. Simmons (Schooner)

Mary E. Simmons (Schooner) logbook, 1887–1888. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. Types of material Ships’ logs

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India (Ship)

India (Ship) logbook, 1845–1848. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Logbook of ship India out of New Bedford on a whaling voyage in the Pacific, recording observations of winds, weather, and courses, and noting employment of sailors and … Continue reading

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John Coggeshall (Ship)

John Coggeshall (Ship) journal, 1835–1836. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This is a logbook kept by Henry Sanford, documenting a voyage to the Pacific Ocean on the whaling ship John Coggeshall out of Newport, Rhode Island, from … Continue reading

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Mary (Ship)

Mary (Ship) journal, 1856–1860. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection A journal of the voyage of the ship Mary of Nantucket, commanded by Capt. John G. Brock, to the North and South Pacific Ocean in pursuit of sperm … Continue reading

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