Nature of Casualty

Crushed in ice and abandoned. Crew reached shore and was rescued by the vessel Onward. Tornfelt, Evert E., Burwell, Michael, Shipwrecks of the Alaskan Shelf and Shore, U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Alaska OCS Region, 1992

Arctic ship of Fairhaven, later (1861) bark of Boston and (1869) Honolulu. 431 tons (123 tons) 81' x 23' x 11'. Builder Wilson Barstow; Watson Cannon, master carpenter (Charles Mendell credits this vessel to Arvin Cannon.) Owners: (1851) Edmund Allen, William L. B. gibbs, William P. Jenney, and others of Fairhaven; Charles W. Gelett, (master) of Kingston, MA. Whaling Voyages: From Fairhaven, two to the North Pacific, one to the Pacific; from Honolulu, eight to the Arctic. Crushed in the ice and abandoned near Point Franklin, Alaska, 7 July 1876. Wood Jr., Edward F.R. and Lund, Judith Navas, The Ports of Old Rochester - Shipbuilding at Mattapoisett and Marion, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Quadequina Publishers, New Bedford 2004

Official Number: Type: Bark

Length: 81'

Home Port: HI, Honolulu

Place Built:

Date Lost: July 7, 1876

Captain When Lost:

Where: Franklin Point, near

Cause: Caught in Ice