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Samuel Swain - Log of whaler Vigilant and letters, 1831 Oct. 19-1841

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Samuel Swain - Log of whaler Vigilant and letters, 1831 Oct. 19-1841

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PMB 976

Record identifier

9gkd3b49

Samuel Swain - Log of whaler Vigilant and letters, 1831 Oct. 19-1841

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Samuel Swain - Log of whaler Vigilant and letters, 1831 Oct. 19-1841

Full title

Samuel Swain - Log of whaler Vigilant and letters, 1831 Oct. 19-1841

Date

Canberra : Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, [19--]

Call Numbers

PMB 976

Record Identifier

9gkd3b49
Physical Description

Contents

microfilm reel 35 mm

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Microfilm : PMB 976

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The Vigilant left London in October 1831, rounded the Cape of Good Hope and headed for Indonesia. Calls were made at Timor (March-June 1832) and Ternate (July-Aug.). The Vigilant then sailed north of New Guinea, whaled in New Ireland waters (Sept.-Dec.) and continued to the Bay of Islands, New Zealand (21 Feb. - 23 Mar. 1833). Subsequent calls were...

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Samuel Swain - Log of whaler Vigilant and letters, 1831 Oct. 19-1841

NOTES

General note

PMB (Australian National University. Pacific Manuscripts Bureau) ; 976
Available for reference
Microfilm copy of original document held in private ownership
Whalers
Ship captains

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Administrative / Biographical history

The Vigilant was a barque of 405 tons

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Call Numbers

PMB 976

Record Identifier

9gkd3b49

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440815

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