Thursday, 8 April 2021

American whale ship Samuel Robertson visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 2 November 1844

An item reported the arrival at Honolulu, Hawaii on 29 October of the American whale ship Samuel Robertson captain Warner of New Bedford, USA 35 months out 1.200 barrels sperm oil. Departed on 31 October for cruising.(1)


1. Whalemens' Shipping List dated 26 November 1844, 421 tons, agent Andrew Robeson, departed on 22 October 1841 towards the Pacific.

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