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Castine, Maine

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Journal for the Schr. Martha Burgess, a cod fishing vessel out of Castine (Me.) whose master was Joseph [M?] Sylvester. The log records a Fishing voyage to the Grand Banks and includes much reference to weather conditions, as well as the daily catch for individual crew members.



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From the holdings of the Penobscot Marine Museum. 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 Penobscot Marine Museum directly at: Penobscot Marine Museum, 5 Church Street, POB 498, Searsport, Maine 04974, tel: (207) 548-2529, email:, website:


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