Acasta Whaling Log, 1830-1831


Acasta Whaling Log, 1830-1831


Title: Acasta Whaling Log, 1830-1831

Description: Whaling log of the ship, Acasta. Unpaginated complete account kept aboard the ship Acasta, on a voyage from Sag Harbor, N.Y. to the coast of Patagonia (South Atlantic Ocean), 28 June 1830 - 18 June 1831 (not listed in Starbuck, dates above only record at this time); inside back cover contains summary of voyages catchs, locations and dates; owned by [?], commanded by Captain Hervey Harris [?]. Journal is kept on commercial imprint (designed for voyage logging) by New York ship chandler John H. Wheeler, of 220 Water-Street, New York, N.Y.

Creator: Harris, Hervey, Captain;

Location: Sag Harbor--Suffolk County--New York;

Date of Original: 1830-1831

Physical Format: Whaling Logs

Physical Description: Manuscript volume : black ink ; 33 cm: 162 pages.

Type: Text;

Language: eng;

Format of Digital: image/jpeg;

Holding Institution: East Hampton Library, Long Island Collection

Publisher of Digital: East Hampton Library; Long Island Collection

Digital Collection: Digital Long Island

Library Council: Long Island Library Resources Council

Rights: The Long Island Collection cannot guarantee the copyright of this item. Digitized materials are provided for educational purposes. For use, please contact the Long Island for available copyright information and permissions: The Long Island Collection, East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton, NY 11937. 631-324-0222 x 4 or email

Technical Data: Cataloged as: [Whaling log of the ship Acasta, out of Sag Harbor, N.Y. : commanded by Captain Hervey Harris / 1830-1831].

File Name: 30625990000250

Repository: New York Heritage Digital Collections

Source: From: Acasta Whaling Log, 1830-1831

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