Davis, United States Sealing Voyage

Scope and Content

  • MS 442;MJ Log book, 18 January 1821 to 18 February 1822 [On board Huron] microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

This sealing voyage saw two ships from different American ports sail together from the Falkland Islands. Huron from New Haven was captained by Davis while Huntress captained by Christopher Burdick was from Nantucket. This was one of many American sealing voyages dispatched to the southern oceans during the nineteenth century.

Alternative Form Available

This is a copy

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material on sealing voyages to Antarctic waters. See particularly GB 015 Christopher Burdick.

Additional Information

The original Log is held by Yale University, U.S.A. (1982)

Corporate Names