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Wyatt, on voyage from November 20, 1850 – May 12, 1853.
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New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library: Logbook of the Louisa (Bark), KWM
Funds for digitization were provided by the North Pacific Research Bureau.
Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Robert T. Wyatt, on voyage
from November 20 1850 – May 12, 1853; owner-agent: Swift & Aleen; built at Baltimore,
Md., in 1832; bought from Baltimore in 1850.
Partial log (abstract), kept by Jason L. Braley, relating to whaling voyage to the
North Pacific Ocean. It includes verse.
Logbook also contains log (130A) of ship
3) & 16 (caught) p. 225.
(caught), 1852 p. 226.
(caught, 55 barrels), Mar 18, 29 Apr 3 & Aug, 1851 p. 224; Nov or Dec, 1851
(caught 2) p. 226; Feb 4, 1852 p. 226.
20, 22, 24, 25, 31 & Nov 2 1851 p. 225; Jul 25 (dead whale) & Aug 3 (dead
whale) p. 226; Aug 16 (caught), 26 (caught) & Sep 11 (caught) p. 227.
Cape Horn Mar 6 p. 224; King George’s Sound Jun 3 p. 224 ;Norfolk Island Aug 27 p.
225; French Rock p. 225; Cape East Jan 1, 1852 p. 226; New Zealand Jan 1 p. 226;
Oahu Feb 18 p. 226; Cape Thaddeus Jun 15 p. 226.
old age. Mar 16 a crew member died (reason unknown).