ODHS 205


Logbook of the William Baylies (Steam
Bark)

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 10 December
2013

Description is in English





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William Baylies (Steam Bark)

March 12, 1901 – November 3, 1901



ODHS 205

60 pages


Tilton, G. F. (George Fred), 1861-1932.



Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, California, mastered by
Stephen F. Cottle, on voyage from March 12, 1901 to November 4, 1901 to the North
Pacific Ocean whaling grounds.







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Preferred Citation

New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library: Logbook of the William Baylies
(Steam Bark), ODHS 205




Provenance

Gift of Andrew Snow, Jr.



Sponsor

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

Related Manuscript Collections KWM 40B, logbook of the 1906 voyage
ODHS 225, logbook of the 1894-1895 voyage
ODHS 229, logbook of the 1900 voyage
ODHS 230, logbook of the 1899 voyage
ODHS 231, logbook of the 1896 voyage
ODHS 236, logbook of the 1892-1893 voyage
ODHS 651, logbook of the 1886-1887 voyage
ODHS 955, logbook of the 1905 voyage
ODHS 956A, logbook of the 1906 voyage
ODHS 956B, logbook of the 1907 voyage




Vessel History

Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, California, mastered by Stephen F. Cottle, on
voyage from March 12, 1901 to November 4, 1901 to the North Pacific Ocean whaling
grounds; Owner-agent: William Lewis; Built at Bath, Maine, 1886.



Logbook Contents

Log, kept by G. F. Tilton, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean.
It includes crew list of the voyage.

Note: the page numbers in this finding aid reflect those found in the physical
logbook, not the PDF.

Blue whales (seen): May 8, 1901 p. 17.

Bowhead whales (seen unless otherwise noted): Aug 31, 1901
p. 37; Oct 2 & 3 (caught) p. 51; Oct 4, 5 (caught) & 6 p. 52; Oct 10 p.
54.

Places represented: Dutch Harbor Mar 24, 1901 p. 14; Cape
Navarin May 8 p. 17; Cape Bering May 11 p. 18; Indian Point May 16 p. 19; Diomedes
May 18 p. 19; Kings Island Jun 11 p. 23; Cape Nome Jun 21 p. 27; St. Michaels Jun 29
p. 29; Point Hope Jul 19 p. 32; Cape Lisburne Jul 21 p. 32; Sea Horse Islands Jul 31
p. 34; Point Barrow Aug 1 p. 35; Cape Smyth Aug 3 p. 35; Cross Island Aug 6 p. 36;
Herschel Island Aug 9 p. 36; Baillic Island Aug 16 p. 38; St. Lawrence Island Oct 15
p. 55; St. George Island Oct 18 p. 56; Unalaska Oct 19 p. 56.

Notable events: Mar 16, 1901 p. 4 The cook got violent and
was put in a straight jacket. May 14 p. 18 Two men were put in irons for stealing.
Jun 18 p. 26 The William Baylies received a report that
the Balaena was shipwrecked on St. Lawrence Island.




Subject Entries

Seafaring life.
Voyages and travels.
Whalers (Persons)
Whales.
Whaling–California–San Francisco.
Whaling masters.
North Pacific Ocean–Description and travel. Cottle, Stephen F. Lewis, William.





Ships Spoken or Gammed Include:



Alexander of San Francisco (Steam
bark)

Beluga of San Francisco (Steam
bark)

Belvedere of San Francisco (Steam
bark)

Bowhead of San Francisco (Steam
bark)

Fearless of San Francisco (Steam
bark)

Grampus of San Francisco (Steam
barkentine)

Karluk of San Francisco (Steam
brigantine)

Narwhal of San Francisco (Steam
bark)

Penelope of San Francisco
(Schooner)



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