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Entries from 'Emerald' log book, 1859

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Captain Parsons, of Biddeford kept this journal recording the 1859 fishing season for the schooner Emerald.

The Emerald sailed out of Wood Island Harbor in Biddeford, fishing for cod and other groundfish.

The journal details the day-to-day activiities of the vessel, including the landing and dressing of fish, the need to repair nets and gear, and sightings of sharks and whales.

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  • Title: Entries from 'Emerald' log book, 1859
  • Creator: Parsons,
  • Creation Date: 1859
  • Subject Date: 1859
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 949 Series 1, v. 7
  • Object Type: Text

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