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Title: Bark CANTON leaving New Bedford for Hudson Bay, June 1893

Accession Number: 1983.25.29
Type: gelatin print
Place: USA, MA, New Bedford
Date: 1893-06
Description: Photograph from the collection of Captain George Comer (1858-1937) of East Haddam, Connecticut. Mounted gelatin print, photo of bark CANTON. On rear: "The Bark CANTON / leaving New Bedford June / 1893 for Hudson Bay / I was 2nd mate with / Cap. Elnathan Fisher / took 5 whales gone 16/ months two men died on. this trip." Also on rear: "Hudson Bay Voyage."

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