Posted by: Karlee A. Turner | July 8, 2014

8th July 1849

Mary Brewster, SUNDAY [JULY] 8th [1849]: “Fresh wind throughout the day. Ship under reefed sails. Saw a large number of whale but it was too rough to lower — Saw 3 ships; two laying to, one at anchor. Spoke her; Frances Henrietta 1,150 barrels of oil. LAT. 65.9     LONG. 169.34.”

NOTE: During July 1849, while in the Bering Sea, Mary Brewster made daily journal entries through July 18th. After that, her entries were more sporadic.


Mary Lawrence’s husband’s ship, the Addison arrived at her homeport of New Bedford, MA at sunrise on June 14, 1860.


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