Wednesday, 13 June 2018

British Greenland whaler Everthorpe in 1821

Register tonnage 349 tons, crew numbering 47 men, captain Robert Ash, date of arrival at Hull, England 16 August, number of whales catches 11, actual weight of whales or whale bone 9 tons 19 cwt 1 qr. 12 lb. and actual quality of oil boiled 182 tons 1 qr and 30gallons.

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