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American Offshore Whaling Voyages: A Database

  • Voyages of Benjamin Franklin (Brig)
  •   Built: 1838 in Pembroke, MA. Lost Zanzibar, Sep 1867.

    DepartureArrivalMasterHailing PortDestinationSpermWhaleBoneSource
    1850, Dec 1852, AprBrownBeverly, MA Atlantic 500 2 0*
    1850, 1850, NovPrior, HiramBeverly, MA Atlantic 350 0 0*
    1852, Jun 1853, SepBrown, FosterBeverly, MA Atlantic 250 50 0*
    1853, Oct 1855, JunJohnsonBeverly, MA South Atlantic 76 0 0*
    1855, Aug 1856, AugBrown, John A.Beverly, MA Atlantic 16 169 0*
    1855, Aug 1856, AugNickersonBeverly, MA Atlantic 16 169 0*
    1856, Nov 1858, JunBrown, George E.Fall River, MA Atlantic 151 134 0*
    1858, Nov 1860, SepBrown, George E.Fall River, MA Atlantic 367 50 0*
    1860, Nov 1862, OctBrown, George E. Fall River, MA Atlantic 315 0 0*
    1863, May 1865, SepBraley, Samuel TrippNew Bedford, MA Atlantic 573 55 0*
    1866, May 1867, Braley, Samuel TrippNew Bedford, MA Atlantic 150 0 0*