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John A. Coombs

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Castine, Maine

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Logbook for the Schr. Magnet, a cod fishing vessel out of Castine (Me.) whose master was Captain John A. Coombs. The log records two Fishing voyages of which the first was to the Grand Banks and the second, destination not indicated, presumably a return voyage to the Grand Banks. Includes much reference to weather conditions with only marginal account of daily catch for individual crew members.



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