Thursday, 14 June 2018

British Greenland whaler Cicero in 1821

Register tonnage 225,5 tons, crew numbering 41 men, captain William Leaf, date of arrival at Hull, England 21 August, number of whales catches 7, actual weight of whales or whale bone 4 tons 13 cwt. 2 qr. 1 lb. and actual quality of oil boiled 101 tons 1 qr and 47 gallons.

Original pamphlet A correct statement of the success of the Hull Ships at the Greenland and Davis’ Strait Fisheries, in the year 1821