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Logbook of the U.S.S. Pelican, a research vessel commanded by Captain George W. Greenleaf for the United States Bureau of Fisheries hatchery located on McKown Point in Boothbay Harbor (Me.). The vessel was used by the hatchery in its efforts to preserve and increase fish stocks, including cod, haddock, polluck and flounder, as well as lobsters. Records daily activities along the coast, including the number of seeders and eggs harvested and/or released, water temperatures, weather, and general maintenance of the vessel.



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From the holdings of the Boothbay Region Historical Society. Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required. For more information, contact the Boothbay Region Historical Society directly at: Boothbay Region Historical Society, P.O. Box 272, 72 Oak Street, Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538-0272, tel: (207) 633-0820, email:, website:


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