Wednesday, 13 June 2018

British Greenland whaler North Briton in 1821

Register tonnage 262 tons, crew numbering 41 men, captain John Allen, date of arrival at Hull, England 2 August, number of whales catches 19, actual weight of whales or whale bone 6 tons 16 cwt. O qr. 7 lb. and actual quality of oil boiled 167 tons 3 qr and 20 gallons.

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