Wednesday, 13 June 2018

British Greenland whaler Perseverance in 1821

Register tonnage tons 251, crew numbering 47 men, captain Matthew Wilburne, date of arrival at Hull, England 10 August, number of whales catches 10, actual weight of whales or whale bone 8 tons 6 cwt. 3 qr. 13 lb and actual quality pf oil boiled 151 tons 1 qr and 9 gallons.

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