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camiller

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #45 on: January 09, 2014, 03:52:30 am »
Jamestown, Feb. 20, 1846, Porto Praya, Cape Verde:

"Arrived a French Ship and the American Whaling Brig "Helen" of Newport. - the latter standing off and on the harbor."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol001of067/vol001of067_231_0.jpg

and on the following day:
"An English Whaling Schooner Stood into the Harbor."   
« Last Edit: January 09, 2014, 04:10:24 am by camiller »

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #46 on: January 20, 2014, 01:25:16 am »
Jamestown, Porto Praya, Cape Verde,

13 March, 1846:
"At 30 Minutes (PM) the 1st Cutter returned having spoken the American Whaling Barque "Powhatan" of Warren, R. I. 40 days out with small pox on board  sent an officer on shore and obtained permission for her to enter the Port. At 2.30 she came to on our starb'd quarter about half a mile distant."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol001of067/vol001of067_241_1.jpg

April 26, 1846:
"An American Whaler off the harbor."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol002of067/vol002of067_010_0.jpg

April 27, 1846:
"An American Whaler off the Harbor."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol002of067/vol002of067_010_1.jpg

April 28, 1846:
"The American Whaling Barque "Chase" standing off and on the harbour."
"The American Barque "Chase" off the Port."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol002of067/vol002of067_011_0.jpg
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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #47 on: February 03, 2014, 02:45:45 pm »
List of whaling vessels boarded and examined by Lieut. Dimock of Bear

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USRC%20Bear/vol068/vol068_069_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #48 on: February 07, 2014, 03:36:26 pm »
Jamestown, Porto Praya, Cape Verde,

13 March, 1846:
"At 30 Minutes (PM) the 1st Cutter returned having spoken the American Whaling Barque "Powhatan" of Warren, R. I. 40 days out with small pox on board  sent an officer on shore and obtained permission for her to enter the Port. At 2.30 she came to on our starb'd quarter about half a mile distant."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol001of067/vol001of067_241_1.jpg

April 26, 1846:
"An American Whaler off the harbor."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol002of067/vol002of067_010_0.jpg

April 27, 1846:
"An American Whaler off the Harbor."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol002of067/vol002of067_010_1.jpg

April 28, 1846:
"The American Whaling Barque "Chase" standing off and on the harbour."
"The American Barque "Chase" off the Port."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol002of067/vol002of067_011_0.jpg

April 29, 1846:
"The American Whaling Barque "Chase" off the Port."
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol002of067/vol002of067_011_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #49 on: February 26, 2014, 10:26:41 am »
from the Thetis, 12 July, 1887, Montevideo, Uruguay:

"At 5.10 got underway, + towed American whaler "Palmetto" out to a clear anchorage."

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Thetis/vol004of024/vol004_187_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #50 on: May 17, 2014, 09:26:10 am »
U.S.S. Yorktown
Position at 8 a.m.: 58 48 00N, 170 00 00W

10-09-1894 - 8 a.m. to meridian:
At 8:25 passed under stern of whaler "Mars" of San Francisco.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Yorktown/vol012of040_cr2_to_jpg/vol012of040_091_1.jpg

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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #51 on: June 22, 2014, 07:20:41 pm »
Jamestown, Dec. 16, 1847, Porto Praya, Cape Verde:
Boarded the American Whale ship Logan 38 days from New Bedford
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol003of067/vol003of067_083_0.jpg
Probably: http://www.nmdl.org/aowv/whvoyage.cfm?VesselNumber=371

Jamestown, Dec. 18, 1847, Porto Praya, Cape Verde:
Communicated with the ship Heroine 30 days from Fair Haven bound to the Pacific.
http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Jamestown/vol003of067/vol003of067_084_0.jpg
Probably: http://www.nmdl.org/aowv/whvoyage.cfm?VesselNumber=1597
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Re: Whaling and Sealing Ships Met
« Reply #52 on: September 13, 2014, 03:05:44 pm »
U.S.R.C. Thetis - At anchor Unalaska, Alaska

25-06-1888

8 a.m. to meridian:
At 11.00 the Revenue Steamer "Bear" got underway + steamed out of the harbor to the relief of the whaling vessel "Belvedere" disabled outside harbor.

Meridian to 4 p.m.:
At 2 P.M. U.S. Revenue Steamer "Bear" towed the whaler "Belvedere" into inner anchorage.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/final/USS%20Thetis/vol006of024/vol006_164_1.jpg