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American Offshore Whaling Voyages: A Database

  • Voyages of William Rotch (Ship)
  •   Built: 1819 in Fall River, MA. Sold to Honolulu, 1864, American ownership?; Aband near Pt Belcher,Sept 14, 1871

    DepartureArrivalMasterHailing PortDestinationSpermWhaleBoneSource
    1819, Jun 1822, Tobey, Lewis New Bedford, MA Pacific 1900 0 0*
    1822, May 1824, JunTobey, LewisNew Bedford, MA Pacific 1700 0 0*
    1824, Dec 1827, FebAdams, HenryNew Bedford, MA Pacific 1930 0 0*
    1824, Dec 1827, FebTobeyNew Bedford, MA Pacific 1930 0 0*
    1827, May 1830, AprTuckerman, RobertNew Bedford, MA Pacific 1871 0 0*
    1830, Jul 1831, JunRussell, ElihuNew Bedford, MA Brazil 100 1600 0*
    1831, Aug 1835, MayWaterman, Charles E.New Bedford, MA Pacific 1500 150 0*
    1835, Nov 1839, MarDelano, David B.New Bedford, MA Pacific 1925 0 0*
    1839, Jun 1842, NovTobey, Rodolphus H.New Bedford, MA Pacific 1185 0 0*
    1843, Jun 1847, MayTobey, Rodolphus H.New Bedford, MA Pacific 1204 0 0*
    1847, Sep 1851, AugKempton, Charles W.Fairhaven, MA Pacific 748 577 10000*
    1852, Jan 1856, MayMorselander, CromwellFairhaven, MA Pacific 335 0 0*
    1856, Jul 1860, MayEllison, William M.New Bedford, MA Atlantic & Indian 249 632 8298*
    1865, , Pulver, E. CNew Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) *
    1866, , Pulver, E. CNew Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) 800 9600*
    1866, , LeFreyNew Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) *
    1867, , NyeNew Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) 1100 8000*
    1867, , LeFreyNew Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) *
    1867, , PulverNew Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) *
    1868, , Nye, E. FNew Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) 160 450 2000*
    1869, , Nye, E. F.New Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) 980 12000*
    1869, , Nye, ThomasNew Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) 980 12000*
    1870, 1870, OctWhitney, Benjamin D.New Bedford (sailing from Hawaii) 200 *
    1870, Dec 1871, SepWhitney, Benjamin D.New Bedford/ Hawaii? (sailing from Hawaii) *