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Cape Porpoise, Maine

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Journal for the boat Eastern Star, a fishing vessel, presumably cod Fishing, whose Skipper was Andrew H. Burnham. The log records wind speed and direction as well as number of fish taken by each crew member, but no details on locations of Fishing grounds. The vessel sailed out of Cape Porpoise (Me.), and the log includes a handwritten Oath of Master at the end of the Journal taken at the U.S. Custom House, Kennebunk.



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From the holdings of the Old Berwick Historical Society Counting House 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 Wendy Pirsig, Director, at: Old Berwick Historical Society, Counting House Museum, P.O. Box 296, South Berwick, Maine 03908, tel: (207) 384-0000, website:


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