Thursday, 14 June 2018

British Greenland whaler Mercury in 1821

Register tonnage tons 346,25, crew numbering 41 men, captain William Jackson, date of arrival at Hull, England 21 August, number of whales catches 13, actual weight of whales or whale bone  7 tons 14 cwt. 3 qr. 20 lbsand actual quality of oil boiled 161 tons 3 qr and 44 gallons.

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