Burdick, United States Sealing Voyage

Scope and Content

  • MS 440;MJ Log book, 8 August 1820 to 17 June 1821 [On board Huntress ] microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

This sealing voyage saw two ships from different American ports sail together from the Falkland Islands. Huron from New Haven captained by John Davis and Huntress from Nantucket captained by Burdick. Huntress then sailed from the South Shetland Islands alone returning home via Patagonia.

Alternative Form Available

This is a copy.

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to sealing voyages to Antarctic regions. See also GB 015 John Davis.

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