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Carr, on voyage September 21, 1850 – June 13, 1853 to the South Pacific, North Pacific,
and West Arctic whaling grounds.
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New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library: Logbook of the Adeline (Ship), ODHS
Gift of Anna E. Peets
Funds for digitization were provided by the North Pacific Research Bureau.
Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by John P. Carr, on voyage September 21, 1850 – June 13, 1853 to the South Pacific, North Pacific, and West Arctic whaling
grounds; owner-agent: Isaac Howland, Jr. & Co.; built at Newcastle, ME.
Partial log, kept by William Peets, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific
Ocean. It includes descripions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents and death
at sea, and mutiny.
1850 p. 14; Nov 14 p. 17; Feb 12, 1851 (caught) p. 39; Feb 25 p. 42; May 8 p.
26, 1851 p. 42; May 12 p. 58; May 16 p. 59; May 17 p. 59; May 22 & 25 p. 61.
76; Jul 11 & 12 p. 77.
22 p. 80.
(caught) & 28 (caught, 125 barrels), 1851 p. 62; Jun 5 (caught 5: 125, 125, 170,
125 & 108 barrels) p. 63; Jun 18 p. 67; Jul 2 p. 75; Jul 27 (dead whale) p. 81;
Aug 16 p 85; Aug 27, 28, 29 & 30 p. 87; Sep 1, 2 & 3 (caught) p. 88.
14; Dec 15 & 16 p. 25; Dec 22 p. 27; Jan 3, 1851 (caught) p. 30; Feb 2 p.
sunfish Feb 20, 1851 p. 41; seahorses Jul 23 p. 80.
Oct 18 p. 8; Three Kings Island Feb 26, 1851 p. 42; Friendly Islands (Tonga) Mar 27
p. 49; Copper Island May 23 p. 61; St. Lawrence Island Jul 6 p. 76; Oahu Oct 18 p.
sunk before they could save him. Oct 17, 1851 p. 99 the crew mutinied and went