Pendleton, United States Sealing Voyage

Scope and Content

  • MS 322;MJ Log book, 25 July 1821 to 16 June 1823 [On board Hero, Stonington to South Shetlands] microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

This United States Sealing voyage from Stonington was under the general command of Benjamin Pendleton. Seven ships sailed to the South Shetland Islands. Frederick, Alabama Packet, Hero, Free Gift, Express, James Monroe and Essex. Pendleton captained the sloop Hero. This was one of many American sealing voyages to sail from the port of Stonington during the nineteenth century.

Arrangement

Chronological.

Alternative Form Available

This is a copy.

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material on sealing voyages to the South Atlantic. For a second log book written on board the sloop Hero see GB 015 Nathaniel Brown Palmer who was captain during an earlier Stonington sealing voyage.

Location of Originals

The original log book is held by the Library of Congress, U.S.A. (1982)

Corporate Names