Title: Schooner MARGARETT, Whaling Bark ANDREW HICKS, and Bark BERTHA Rafted Together at Wharf |
Accession Number: 1973.899.51
Place: USA, MA, New Bedford
Description: Black and white photograph of vessels rafted together at wharf. Foreground: schooner MARGARETT and catboat. Background: whaling bark ANDREW HICKS and bark BERTHA, masts only showing. ANDREW HICKS' sails furled, whaleboats removed from davits. Port bow view. Photographed by Harwood. MARGARETT, schooner, built 1889 at Essex, MA. 107 tons, 92.2 x 22.7 x 8.8. Last whaling schooner out of New London, 1908. Abandoned 1926 at Brava, C. V. I. Commanded by James W. Buddington, 1908. ANDREW HICKS, bark, built 1867 at Fairhaven, MA. 303 tons, 111.3 x 27.1 x 15.7. Lost off Cape Henry, VA, December 8, 1917. BERTHA, bark, built 1877 at New Bedford, MA. 177 tons, 99.6 x 25.7 x 11.5. Lost off Cape Verde, Africa, April 23, 1918.
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