Ship’s papers for the Schr. Rubicon out of Castine, Me. detailing coasting trips to various ports, including Bangor, Boston, and New York, and fishing voyages to the “Bay.” Records expenditures for vessel, including shares paid to individual crew members, as well as sales of fish, primarily cod, halibut, and mackerel, as well as fish oil. Includes accounts of making fish with large quantities of salt. The ship was likely one of the vessels managed by Witherle and Company [formerly Hook and Witherle, 1806-1808; Witherle and Jarvis, 1810-1844; and William Witherle and Company, 1844-1855], a general store in Castine, Me. that supplied local fishermen and residents. [From Series VI and VII of the Witherle Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum. Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning of some pages in two parts.]
Gift of Miss Amy Witherle, .
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Witherle and Company, "Ship’s Papers, Schooner Rubicon, 1853-1857" (1853). History of Maine Fisheries. 20.
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