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A guide to the Reindeer (built 1863; ship) logbook, 1856-1858
HDC0123 (SAFR 14043)  
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Description
The Reindeer (built 1863; ship) logbook (SAFR 14043, HDC 123) is a carbon copy of a transcript of the log from the ship REINDEER during a whaling voyage taken from New Bedford, Massachusetts to the Pacific Ocean and Hawaii during the years 1856-1858. Edward R. Ashley was master of the vessel. The daily entries account the weather, position, whales sighted and killed, and other vessels. A photograph of Captain Ashley is tipped into a front page of the logbook. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.
Background
Vessel History The REINDEER, built at Mattapoisett, Massachusetts in 1853, was 450 tons and first commanded by Captain Peter Cromwell, E.W. Howland, Agent. The REINDEER was abandoned in the Arctic Ocean in September of 1871.
Extent
1 item.
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Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.