Crosby, United States Sealing Voyage

Scope and Content

  • MS 4490;MJ Log book, 1791-1794 [On board Asia] microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

This United States sealing voyage was one of several to visit the waters around Iles Kerguelen during these years. Captained by Elijah Coffin the Asia sailed from Nantucket visiting Cape Town, Madagascar, Mauritius, Ile Saint-Paul and Australia. A second vessel the Alliance was captained by Bartlett Coffin

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Chronological.

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Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material on sealing voyages to the southern oceans.

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