Title:Journal of a Whaling Voyage from Stonington [Connecticut] around the World by Way of the Cape of Good Hope on to the Northwest
Coast of America ... on board the Ship, Charles Phelps, Gilbert Pendelton, Jr. Commanding ... : ms.S, 1844-1847
Creator/Contributor:Hall, Gurdon, 1812-, creator
Record of a voyage (June 25, 1844-February 15, 1846) on the Charles Phelps; sojourn at Lahaina; and transfer, August 16, 1846,
to the ship, Drome, Captain Steel. The journal ends March 7, 1847, when near home. The Charles Phelps sought whales in the
Indian Ocean and the South Pacific, and off the coast of "Kamzcatka" in the fall of 1845; visited San Francisco Bay in November
and December, 1845; and hunted "elephants" down the California coast, with a visit to the Santa Barbara Channel Islands, before
making for Hawaii. At end is a list of whales killed and oil stowed down.
Subject:Capt -- Alta, Elie -- 1863-
Charles Phelps (Ship)
Voyages in the Pacific
Whaling -- Indian Ocean
Whaling -- South Pacific Ocean
Whaling -- Kamchatka Penninsula RSFSR
Hunting -- California
California -- Description and travel
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Santa Barbara Channel (Calif.)
Channel Islands (Calif.)
Also available in microfilm.
230 p. ; 33 cm.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 677:5) and positive.
BANC MSS P-N 100