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Randi

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Re: Whaling Ships Met
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2012, 09:24:07 pm »
Thetis - 15 June 1884 - 75 01 N, 59 46 W (Making Passage to Cape York)

Met whalers: Arctic, Wolf, and Aurora.

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Re: Whaling Ships Met
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2013, 05:23:37 pm »

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2013, 07:49:42 pm »
Corwin - 22/07/1891 - Unalaska, Alaska

Sealer: San Diego of San Francisco --- Master: Neilson
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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #18 on: April 08, 2013, 11:21:27 am »
Perry - 2/8/1896 - Bering Sea

Sealers:
American Schooner Alton --- Master: Wester
British Schooner Triumph --- Master: McLean

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #19 on: September 08, 2013, 10:29:39 pm »
Jamestown - 5/6/1845 - Cape Verde

Boarded the American whale barque "White Oak". 35 days from New London.

http://nmdl.org/aowv/whvoyage.cfm?VesselNumber=2601

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #20 on: October 14, 2013, 09:50:51 am »
U.S.S. Yorktown - At anchor, Dutch Harbor, Unalashka

30-06-1892 - 8 a.m. to meridian:
H.M.S. Nymphe and whaler Jane Gray went out.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol007of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol007of040_188_1.jpg

Before Yorktown mentioned Jane Gray as a whaler, she already had encounters with her.

24-06-1892 - 8 a.m. to meridian:

Spoke the American schooner "Jane Gray" of San Francisco.
She said she was trying to make Unalska for water.
Took her in tow.
Before speaking this schooner expended four 3 pdr. charges to bring her to.

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.:
Standing in for Unalaska under conn of Captain with schooner Jane Gray in tow.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.:
Seized schooner Jane Grey.
When taken in tow she was heading to S'd in Lat.  N, Long.  W. [Position is missing]

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol007of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol007of040_182_1.jpg

25-06-1892 - Meridian to 4 p.m.:
Overhauled schooner Jane Gray and released her.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol007of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol007of040_183_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #21 on: October 14, 2013, 03:50:28 pm »
U.S.S. Yorktown, at anchor Dutch Harbor, Unalaska

01-07-1892

4 to 8 a.m.: Boarded steam whaler Karluk.
8 a.m. to meridian: Sent an officer to board the whaling bark Helen Morsa.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_007_1.jpg
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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #22 on: October 18, 2013, 08:14:52 am »
U.S.S. Yorktown, at anchor Illiuliuk Bay, Unalaska

15-07-1892 - 4 to 8 p.m.
The whaling bark Mars of San Francisco got underway and stood out at 5.15 p.m.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_021_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #23 on: October 19, 2013, 09:05:52 am »
U.S.S. Yorktown, at anchor Illiuliuk Bay, Unalaska

17-07-1892 - 4 to 8 a.m.
N.A.C. Co's. Str Bertha went out towing whaler Istamboul.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_023_1.jpg

19-07-1892 - 8 a.m. to meridian.
The whaling barks "Bounding Billow" and "California" and the schooner "Matthew Turner" came in and were boarded by the "Corwin".
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_025_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #24 on: October 22, 2013, 03:20:19 pm »
U.S.S. Yorktown, at anchor Dutch Harbor, Unalaska

30-07-1892 - 8 a.m. to meridian.
Whaling bark Mermaid went out.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_037_1.jpg

02-08-1892 - 8 a.m. to meridian.
About 10.30 U.S. Revenue Cutter Rush got underway with the American whaling bark "Lydia" in tow and stood out.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_040_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #25 on: October 24, 2013, 11:16:47 am »
West coast of southern Africa

Quote from: lollia paolina
Quote from: studentforever
19 Dec - Does anyone have info on the whaler referred to at 9.20am

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-34153/ADM53-34153-074_0.jpg


"Ambar" of Mossamedes.

Here is a link to a document containing informations about catch history and whale migrations along the West coast of southern Africa.

There you can find listed the catches for Ambar, a Portuguese steamer:

http://archive.iwcoffice.org/_documents/sci_com/SC62docs/SC-62-SH5.pdf

Also,
 http://books.google.it/books?ei=7O1oUue4E8_Aswab_YGAAQ&id=em4TAAAAYAAJ&dq=mossamedes+1914+whaler+ambar&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=ambar

and this:

http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?163098

:)

Great find Silvia!

Randi

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #26 on: November 01, 2013, 12:34:46 pm »
West coast of southern Africa

Quote from: lollia paolina
Quote from: studentforever
19 Dec - Does anyone have info on the whaler referred to at 9.20am

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM53-34153/ADM53-34153-074_0.jpg


"Ambar" of Mossamedes.

Here is a link to a document containing informations about catch history and whale migrations along the West coast of southern Africa.

There you can find listed the catches for Ambar, a Portuguese steamer:

http://archive.iwcoffice.org/_documents/sci_com/SC62docs/SC-62-SH5.pdf

Also,
 http://books.google.it/books?ei=7O1oUue4E8_Aswab_YGAAQ&id=em4TAAAAYAAJ&dq=mossamedes+1914+whaler+ambar&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=ambar

and this:

http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?163098

:)

Great find Silvia!

Another source from Silvia!
http://www.lardex.net/TONSBERG/salvesen/skipsliste.htm

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #27 on: November 05, 2013, 03:14:10 pm »
From the Jamestown, 28/09/1845, in Porto Grande (Cape Verde Is.)

"Arrived the whaling Barque "La Grange" 77 days from Fair- -haven."

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol001of067/vol001of067_153_0.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #28 on: November 06, 2013, 02:53:11 pm »
U.S.S. Yorktown, at anchor Dutch Harbor, Unalaska

13-09-1892 - 8 a.m. to meridian.
Boarded A.C. Co's steamer Bertha and steam whaler Mary D. Jume which came into Dutch harbor.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_082_1.jpg

14-09-1892 - Meridian to 4 p.m.
The whaler Mary D. Hume towed the schooner Oscar and Hattie into the Inner Harbor.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_083_1.jpg

16-09-1892 - 4 a.m. to 8 a.m.
At 7.40 the steam whaler "Hume" came out of inner harbor and stood to sea. Hoisted colors and answered the dip of the steamer.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_085_1.jpg

18-09-1892 - Meridian to 4 p.m.
At 4.45 overhauled whaling schooner Blakely of San Francisco and spoke her.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol008of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol008of040_087_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #29 on: November 08, 2013, 07:57:43 am »
Jamestown
22 Sept 1945 - Porto Grande, Cape Verde

Quote
Arrived the American whaling Barque "Pilgrim" of Somerset from a cruise.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol001of067/vol001of067_150_0.jpg

http://nmdl.org/frc/frcindex.cfm,
http://nmdl.org/frc/frcrew.cfm?voyage=11650