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Logbook, U.S.S. Pelican, 1930-1933, George W. Greenleaf, United States Bureau Of Fisheries Jan 1930

Logbook, U.S.S. Pelican, 1930-1933, George W. Greenleaf, United States Bureau Of Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Logbook of the U.S.S. Pelican, a research vessel commanded by Captain George W. Greenleaf for the United States Bureau of Fisheries hatchery located on McKown Point in Boothbay Harbor (Me.). The vessel was used by the hatchery in its efforts to preserve and increase fish stocks, including cod, haddock, polluck and flounder, as well as lobsters. Records daily activities along the coast, including the number of seeders and eggs harvested and/or released, water temperatures, weather, and general maintenance of the vessel.


Fishermen’S License, George F. Stinson, 1923, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1923

Fishermen’S License, George F. Stinson, 1923, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Fishermen’s license issued by the Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries in Rockland, Me. to George F. Stinson of Searsport, Me. to engage in lobster fishing, dated July 1, 1923


Fishermen Of The Atlantic, Fishing Masters' Association Jan 1920

Fishermen Of The Atlantic, Fishing Masters' Association

History of Maine Fisheries

Directory of ship captains, ships, fishing losses and advertisements for Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Maine.


Logbook, U.S.S. Gannet, 1913-1916, George W. Greenleaf, United States Bureau Of Fisheries Jan 1913

Logbook, U.S.S. Gannet, 1913-1916, George W. Greenleaf, United States Bureau Of Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Logbook of the U.S.S. Gannet, a research steam vessel commanded by Captain George W. Greenleaf for the United States Bureau of Fisheries hatchery located on McKown Point in Boothbay Harbor (Me.). The vessel was used by the hatchery in its efforts to preserve and increase fish stocks, including cod, haddock, polluck and flounder, as well as lobsters. Records daily activities along the coast, including the number of seeders and eggs harvested and/or released, water temperatures, weather, and general maintenance of the vessel.


Logbook, U.S.S. Gannet, 1912-1913, George W. Greenleaf, United States Bureau Of Fisheries Jan 1912

Logbook, U.S.S. Gannet, 1912-1913, George W. Greenleaf, United States Bureau Of Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Logbook of the U.S.S. Gannet, a research steam vessel commanded by Captain George W. Greenleaf for the United States Bureau of Fisheries hatchery located on McKown Point in Boothbay Harbor (Me.). The vessel was used by the hatchery in its efforts to preserve and increase fish stocks, including cod, haddock, polluck, flounder and lobsters. Records daily activities along the coast, including the number of seeders and eggs harvested and/or released, water temperatures, weather, and general maintenance of the vessel.


Fishermen Of The Atlantic, Fishing Masters' Association Jan 1910

Fishermen Of The Atlantic, Fishing Masters' Association

History of Maine Fisheries

Directory of ship captains, ships, fishing losses and advertisements for Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Maine.


Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1908-1917, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.) Jan 1908

Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1908-1917, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

History of Maine Fisheries

Records include coaster’s manifests and related papers for various coasting vessels employed in the importation and exportation of salt used for curing fish and salted fish, including cod and herring, with mention of both foreign and domestic ports, 1908-1917; ship’s papers for various schooners out of Castine, Me. on fishing voyages, primarily cod and herring, to the Grand Banks and the Newfoundland fisheries, including mention of fishing outfits and salt carried on board for curing fish at sea, 1913-1917. [From Series I of the Customhouse Records Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum. Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning of some pages ...


Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1908-1912, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.) Jan 1908

Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1908-1912, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

History of Maine Fisheries

Records include correspondence and supply papers of the Collector of Customs in Castine, Me. regarding purchases of salt tubs, 1911; and salt warehouse statements, including quantity and grade of imported salt, 1908-1912. [From Series I of the Customhouse Records Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum. Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning of some pages in two parts.]


Fishing Weir Applications, 1902-1905, Machiasport (Me.). Board Of Selectmen. Jan 1902

Fishing Weir Applications, 1902-1905, Machiasport (Me.). Board Of Selectmen.

History of Maine Fisheries

Collection of handwritten and typed applications by various fishermen in Machiasport, Maine to the Board of Selectmen of Machiasport for licenses to construct fishing weirs, primarily in the waters of Machias Bay.


Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1902-1918, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.) Jan 1902

Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1902-1918, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

History of Maine Fisheries

Records include annual statistics for fish and salt, as well as other cargo, shipped along the Penobscot and Bagaduce Rivers, including the port of Bucksport, Me., written by and for the Corps of Engineers, 1902-1919; reports of transactions performed, including fishing licenses granted, and dollar values of fish, lobster and salt imports, 1910-1912; correspondence of the Collector of Customs in Castine, Me. regarding identification cards required for fishing licenses, 1918; report concerning the handling of imported salt, including its entry and withdrawal for curing fish, from the Portland, Me. office of the Special Agent for the U. S. Treasury Department ...


Photograph, Unloading Fish, [N.D.], Anonymous Jan 1900

Photograph, Unloading Fish, [N.D.], Anonymous

History of Maine Fisheries

Black and white photograph of a man unloading fish from the deck of a fishing boat in Boothbay Harbor (Me.). Caption reads “Deck of Fishing Boat, Boothbay Harbor, Maine.”


Postcard, Fish Flakes, [N.D.], Anonymous Jan 1900

Postcard, Fish Flakes, [N.D.], Anonymous

History of Maine Fisheries

Black and white postcard of fish flakes on tables loaded with drying Fish at Clifford’s Wharf in East Boothbay Harbor (Me.).


Photograph, Fishing Boat, [N.D.], Anonymous Jan 1900

Photograph, Fishing Boat, [N.D.], Anonymous

History of Maine Fisheries

Black and white photograph of men in fishing boats inspecting catch.


Petition To Prohibit Seine Fishing, 1893, Tristram Griffin Jan 1893

Petition To Prohibit Seine Fishing, 1893, Tristram Griffin

History of Maine Fisheries

Petition by Tristram Griffin and 28 other citizens of Boothbay (Me.) to prohibit the use of purse or drag seines in the fishing of mackerel, herring, shad, porgies, and menhaden. Collection also includes document recording quintals of fish taken for the Schooners Constitution and Two Brothers.


Photographs, Fishing Weirs And Salting Fish, C. 1888-1908, Anonymous Jan 1888

Photographs, Fishing Weirs And Salting Fish, C. 1888-1908, Anonymous

History of Maine Fisheries

Collection of photographic postcards and one photograph depicting fishermen salting bait at Small Point (Me.), 1888; fishermen hauling the fish pound at Big Wood Island, Casco Bay (Me.), 1908; brush fishing weirs at Southwest Harbor (Me.), n.d.; and weir Fishing [Lincolnville (Me.)], n.d.


Photographs, Fisheries In Machiasport (Me.), C. 1880-1925, Anonymous Jan 1880

Photographs, Fisheries In Machiasport (Me.), C. 1880-1925, Anonymous

History of Maine Fisheries

Collection of photographs and postcards depicting fisheries, canning factories and other aspects of the fishing industry of Machiasport (Me.), including the R.J. Peacock Company, a sardine factory, 1925; the Bucks Harbor Sardine Factory, c. 1880; a “pinky” sardine carrier, n.d.; the sardine vessel “El Pacita,” n.d.; the Booth Fisheries Company, n.d.; the Machias Canning Company, n.d.; and fishing weirs off Ingalls Island, Starboard (Me.).


Fishing Licenses For Cod And Mackerel, 1862-1864, United States Customhouse (Bath, Me.) Jan 1862

Fishing Licenses For Cod And Mackerel, 1862-1864, United States Customhouse (Bath, Me.)

History of Maine Fisheries

Two fishing licenses issued by the U. S. Custom House in the district of the port of Bath (Me.). The first was issued for the Schooner Mary Snowman of Georgetown (Me.) for the cod fishery trade, April 21, 1864; the second was issued for the Schooner Gem of the Ocean of Woolwich (Me.) for the mackerel fishery trade, April 3, 1862.


Ship’S Papers, Schooner Eothen, 1860-1861, Witherle And Company Jan 1860

Ship’S Papers, Schooner Eothen, 1860-1861, Witherle And Company

History of Maine Fisheries

Ship’s papers for the Schr. Eothen on fishing voyages out of Castine, Me. to the Banks. Records expenditures for vessel, including shares paid to individual crew members, as well as sales of fish, primarily cod, haddock and halibut. The ship was likely one of the vessels managed by Witherle and Company [formerly Hook and Witherle, 1806-1808; Witherle and Jarvis, 1810-1844; and William Witherle and Company, 1844-1855], a general store in Castine, Me. that supplied local fishermen and residents. [From Series VI and VII of the Witherle Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum. Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning of some pages in ...


Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner John, 1859, Nathan W. Huff Jan 1859

Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner John, 1859, Nathan W. Huff

History of Maine Fisheries

Journal for the Schr. John, a cod fishing vessel out of Kennebunk (Me.) whose master was Captain Nathan W. Huff. The log records a Fishing voyage from Kennebunk to the Banks. Includes much reference to weather conditions and regular accounts of catch for individual crew members. Back of Journal records total fish catch by quintals and barrels of oil used, including dollar amounts.


Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Signal, 1858, John Tanner, John W. Hutchins Jan 1858

Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Signal, 1858, John Tanner, John W. Hutchins

History of Maine Fisheries

Journal for the Schr. Signal, a cod fishing vessel out of Kennebunk (Me.) whose master was Captain John Tanner. The log records a Fishing voyage from Cape Porpoise to the “Banks and Bay.” Includes much reference to weather conditions and some accounts of catch for individual crew members. The author of the Journal is John W. Hutchins.


Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Louisa, 1858, Horace Foster Jan 1858

Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Louisa, 1858, Horace Foster

History of Maine Fisheries

Journal for the Schooner Louisa, a cod fishing vessel from Machiasport, Maine whose master was Horace Foster. The Journal was produced for the collector of customs for the District of Machias, Maine and contains information about the weather and sailing conditions as well as a record of the number of fish taken each day.


Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner St. Lawrence, 1858, J A. Pinkham Dec 1857

Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner St. Lawrence, 1858, J A. Pinkham

History of Maine Fisheries

Journal for the Schr. St. Lawrence, a cod fishing vessel out of Cape Porpoise (Me.) whose master was Captain J. A. Pinkham. The log records a Fishing voyage from Cape Porpoise to the “Western Bank.” Includes much reference to weather conditions and regular accounts of catch for individual crew members, including total number of fish taken in front of Journal.


Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Fishing Boat Nile, 1857, George W. Saunders Jan 1857

Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Fishing Boat Nile, 1857, George W. Saunders

History of Maine Fisheries

Journal for the boat Nile, a cod fishing vessel out of Kennebunkport (Me.) whose master was Captain George W. Saunders. The log records a Fishing voyage to the “inshore Banks,” with mention of Cape Porpoise (Me.) and White Island (Me.). Includes much reference to weather conditions and regular accounts of catch for individual crew members.


Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Charlotte Ann, 1856, Silas P. Grant Jan 1856

Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Charlotte Ann, 1856, Silas P. Grant

History of Maine Fisheries

Journal for the Schr. Charlotte Ann, a cod fishing vessel out of Cape Porpoise (Me.) whose master was Captain Silas P. Grant. The log records a Fishing voyage from Cape Porpoise to the “Western Bank.” Includes much reference to weather conditions and regular accounts of catch for individual crew members, including total catches by week in front and back of Journal


Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Paragon (Holmes Hole, Ma.), 1856, Benjamin Hatch Jan 1856

Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Paragon (Holmes Hole, Ma.), 1856, Benjamin Hatch

History of Maine Fisheries

Journal for the Schooner Paragon, a fishing vessel from Holmes Hole, Massachusetts whose master was Benjamin Hatch. The journal contains information about the weather and sailing conditions as well as a record of the number of fish taken each day.


Ship’S Papers, Schooner Magnet, 1856-1859, Witherle And Company Dec 1855

Ship’S Papers, Schooner Magnet, 1856-1859, Witherle And Company

History of Maine Fisheries

Ship’s papers for the Schr. Magnet out of Castine, Me. detailing coasting trips to Boston, and fishing voyages, with no mention of specific destinations. Records expenditures for vessel, including shares paid to individual crew members, as well as sales of fish, primarily cod, halibut, and mackerel, as well as fish oil. The ship was likely one of the vessels managed by Witherle and Company [formerly Hook and Witherle, 1806-1808; Witherle and Jarvis, 1810-1844; and William Witherle and Company, 1844-1855], a general store in Castine, Me. that supplied local fishermen and residents. [From Series VI and VII of the Witherle ...


Ledger, Fishing Outfits, 1853-1854, Anonymous Jan 1853

Ledger, Fishing Outfits, 1853-1854, Anonymous

History of Maine Fisheries

Ledger of accounts of fishing outfits for various vessels registered in Maine, but with no mention of specific locations. Vessels mentioned include the Schrs. Thistle, Forest Queen, Rubicon, Banner, Julia Ann, Van Buren, Redwing, Glendower, and Martha Burgess, among others. Records expenditures for Fishing equipment, bait (mostly clams), groceries, and general supplies for Fishing voyages, with mention of one destination to the Banks.


Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner William Penn, 1853, George H. Curtis Jan 1853

Journal Of Fishing Voyage, Schooner William Penn, 1853, George H. Curtis

History of Maine Fisheries

Journal for the Schr. William Penn, a cod fishing vessel out of Kennebunk (Me.) whose master was Captain George H. Curtis. The log records a Fishing voyage from Cape Porpoise to various destinations, including the Western Banks, Bank Quereau, Grand Banks, Magdalen Island, Browns Bank, Spanish River Bank, Cape St. George, and the Strait of Belle Isle. Includes much reference to weather conditions and regular accounts of catch for individual crew members, including total number of daily catch for April 1853 in front of Journal. Back of Journal contains handwritten instructions for finding the time and longitude by chronometer.


Ship’S Papers, Schooner Rubicon, 1853-1857, Witherle And Company Jan 1853

Ship’S Papers, Schooner Rubicon, 1853-1857, Witherle And Company

History of Maine Fisheries

Ship’s papers for the Schr. Rubicon out of Castine, Me. detailing coasting trips to various ports, including Bangor, Boston, and New York, and fishing voyages to the “Bay.” Records expenditures for vessel, including shares paid to individual crew members, as well as sales of fish, primarily cod, halibut, and mackerel, as well as fish oil. Includes accounts of making fish with large quantities of salt. The ship was likely one of the vessels managed by Witherle and Company [formerly Hook and Witherle, 1806-1808; Witherle and Jarvis, 1810-1844; and William Witherle and Company, 1844-1855], a general store in Castine, Me ...


Ship’S Papers, Schooner Julia Ann, 1852-1856, Witherle And Company Jan 1852

Ship’S Papers, Schooner Julia Ann, 1852-1856, Witherle And Company

History of Maine Fisheries

Ship’s papers for the Schr. Julia Ann out of Castine, Me. detailing coasting trips to various ports, including Boston and New York, and fishing voyages to the Banks. Records expenditures for vessel, including shares paid to individual crew members, as well as sales of fish, primarily cod, haddock, pollock, hake, and mackerel, as well as fish oil. The ship was likely one of the vessels managed by Witherle and Company [formerly Hook and Witherle, 1806-1808; Witherle and Jarvis, 1810-1844; and William Witherle and Company, 1844-1855], a general store in Castine, Me. that supplied local fishermen and residents. [From Series ...