Record book kept by Mark Rand, who was master of a revenue cutter boat out of Wiscasset (Me.) for the U. S. Revenue Cutter Service. Contains information on the individual vessels that Rand either boarded for inspection or spoke, including names of home ports and destinations, vessel masters, individual vessel names, and some mention of vessel activities, including shore fishing. Also includes account of weather. the back of the Book Records three separate shipping voyages from May to June [1844?], primarily for lumber, made between Boothbay Harbor, Belfast, Bangor, and other destinations, as well as weather details.
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Rand, Mark and United States. Revenue-Cutter Service, "Record Book for the U. S. Revenue Cutter Service, 1843-1844" (1843). History of Maine Fisheries. 37.
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