ODHS 417B


Logbook of the America 2nd
(Ship)

In the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library
Machine-readable finding aid created by: Rachel Adler
Funds for this project were provided by the North Pacific Research
Bureau.

New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library Old Dartmouth Historical
Society
Machine-readable finding aid created by Rachel Adler 11 April
2013

Description is in English





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America 2nd (Ship)

November 24, 1849 – January 22, 1850



ODHS 417B

5 pages


Seabury, Charles Pinkney, 1820-1890



Merchant vessel, out of New Bedford mastered by Charles P.
Seabury, on voyage November 24, 1849 – January 22, 1850.







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Preferred Citation

New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library: Logbook of the America 2nd, ODHS
417B



Sponsor

Funds for digitization were provided by the North Pacific Research Bureau.

Related Manuscript Collections ODHS 143, logbook of the 1849 voyage
ODHS 417A, logbook of the 1849 voyage
ODHS 417C, logbook of the 1850 voyage
ODHS 417D, logbook of the 1850-1851 voyage




Vessel History

Merchant vessel, out of New Bedford mastered by Charles P. Seabury, on voyage November 24, 1849 – January 22, 1850; owner-agent William O. Brownell; built at Philadelphia, PA., in 1811.



Logbook Contents

Logbook, kept by Charles P. Seabury, relating to a trading voyage from San Francisco,
Calif. to Valparaiso, Chile.

It includes descriptions of a death at sea (Nov 23, 1849 p. 31) and a ship spoken
to.

Places represented include: Masafuera Island Jan 19, 1850
p. 34; Juan Fernandez Islands Jan 20 p. 35.




Subject Entries

Merchant mariners.
Seafaring life.
Ship captains.
Shipping–Massachusetts–New Bedford.
Voyages and travels.
Juan Fernd’ez Islands–Description and travel.
San Francisco (Calif.)–Description and travel.
Valparao’ (Chile)–Description and travel. Brownell, William O.





Ships Spoken or Gammed Include:



Charles Frederick of New Bedford
(Ship)



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