LION

Sailed 

Returned

Master

Agent

Destination

8-18-52

7---53

Samuel Clark Charles Mallory South Shetlands

7-28-53

Geo.W. Buckminster Charles Mallory South Shetlands

 

LION

Catch

Value

 Years

Sperm Oil

Whale Oil

Whale Bone

Sperm Oil

Whale Oil

Whale Bone

Totals

52-53

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-

-

-

-

-

-

53-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 She was built by Irons & Grinnell in Mystic in 1849 and was the only Mystic built vessel to engage in whaling out of that port. She probably was a tender to the ship AERONAUT on both voyages. She was wrecked on English Bank near Montevideo on March 22, 1854.

Edited for computer by Library Volunteer Thomas L. Zane, January, 2000.