Schooner Vigilent Logbook and Ship's Papers
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Logbook of the Schooner Vigilent during a cod fishing voyage from Cutler to the Grand Manan Banks. The logbook was kept by Samuel H. Brown and the names of the fishermen were Andrew Ramsdale, Amos Brann, and Joseph Ramsdell. The entry for each day includes the weather, the schooner's course, direction of the wind, and the number of fish each man caught. The ship's papers include a document attesting to the seaworthiness of the Vigilent by Lucius Denison, inspector of Cutler dated May 21, 1860 and a document between the owner and master listing the terms under which the fishing voyage was undertaken and the names of the fishermen and the time actually employed at sea.
- Creation: May 21-November 3, 1860
- Brown, Samuel H. (Person)
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The owner of the Schooner Vigilent of Cutler, Maine was Joseph Bunker. Samuel H. Brown was the master of the Schooner Vigilent and the keeper of the log during the cod fishing voyage of May 21-Oct. 5, 1860 to the Grand Manan Banks in the Bay of Fundy.
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Logbook of the Schooner Vigilent during a cod fishing voyage from Cutler to the Grand Manan Banks. The logbook was kept by Samuel H. Brown and the names of the fishermen were Andrew Ramsdale, Amos Brann, and Joseph Ramsdell.
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Purchased from McLean's Antiques, Winterport, Maine in May 2002.
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