Found 5 collections related to Whaling ships

Petrel (Bark)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2125
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the logbook of several whaling ships, including the Petrel and the Franklin Adams. The Petrel was a whaling ship out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, captained by Philiip H. Reed and later J. G. Reed, and this logbook contains... more
Greyhound (Bark)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1244
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the log of a whaling voyage in the South Atlantic aboard the Greyhound, a whaling bark out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Joseph T. Enos was its master, and entries date from October 18, 1887 through April 19, 1892. The ship... more
Adeline (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 27
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the ship Adeline contains entries made between 1833 and 1837. The Adeline sailed from Newburyport, Massachusetts on November 13, 1833, with Captain William Buckley in command, bound for the southern Pacific on a whaling voyage.... more
Rodman, William R. (William Rotch), 1786-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24500
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William R. Rodman (1786-1855) of New Bedford, Massachusetts, was a merchant whose family was associated with the establishment of the whaling industry there. Jacob Barker (1779-1871) of Nantucket made his fortune in New York City as a shipping... more
Anne (Ship : 1807-1848)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 107
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The ship Anne was owned by merchant, politician and slave trader James DeWolf (1764-1837) of Bristol, Rhode Island, and his partners. It was built in Braintree, Massachusetts in 1807 and sold in 1848. In December 1837 the ship embarked on a... more