William Henry Tripp, whaling log records, circa 1900-1925 : schooner Joseph Manta, 1900-1903.

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Abstract

This field book is part of a collection of whaling records from William Henry Tripp's collection. The present one concerns the schooner Joseph Manta of Provincetown, starting her trip on December 10, 1900 and suffering a total loss during this first trip because of a cyclone. The total loss of schooner, officers and crew, on October 9, 1903, was reported on an entry of the log book. A note "S. list, 10/20/1903" was added, as well as a stamp "May 26, 1927." The captain was J. A. Frates.

Date Range

1900-1903

Start Date

Dec 10, 1900

End Date

Oct 20, 1903

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Topic

  • Schooners--Massachusetts
  • Whaling--Massachusetts

Place

  • Massachusetts
  • Provincetown Harbor

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA Acc. T91019

Collection name

William Henry Tripp, whaling log records, circa 1900-1925

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1, folder 2