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Castine, Maine

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Ship’s papers for the Schr. Julia Ann out of Castine, Me. detailing coasting trips to various ports, including Boston and New York, and fishing voyages to the Banks. Records expenditures for vessel, including shares paid to individual crew members, as well as sales of fish, primarily cod, haddock, pollock, hake, and mackerel, as well as fish oil. 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, [1959].

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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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