METEOR

Sailed 

Returned

Master

Agent

Destination

7-4-34

2-7-36

Joseph Bailey Jedediah Randall South Atlantic

6-13-36

3-12-38

Austin M. Lester J. & W. P. Randall South Atlantic

6-1-38

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Austin M. Lester J. & W. P. Randall South Seas

8-7-39

6-22-40

Austin M. Lester J. & W. P. Randall South Atlantic

8-10-40

5-9-42

Austin M. Lester J. & W. P. Randall South Atlantic

7-14-42

6-19-44

William T. Burrows J. & W. P. Randall South Atlantic

9-15-44

3-8-47

Francis A. Lester J. & W. P. Randall Indian Ocean and Northwest Coast

4-2-48

4-28-51

Sylvester Keeney J. & W. P. Randall Northwest Coast

11-8-51

3-23-56

Samuel Jeffrey Randall, Smith & Ashby North Pacific

 

METEOR

Catch

Value

 Years

Sperm Oil

Whale Oil

Whale Bone

Sperm Oil

Whale Oil

Whale Bone

Totals

34-36

300

2,600

-

$8,410.50

$36,036.00

-

$44,446.50

36-38

40

2,340

-

1,083.60

23,587.20

-

24,670.80

38-39

150

1,800

-

4,961.25

20,412.00

-

25,373.25

39-40

200

1,500

-

6,300.00

14,175.00

-

20,475.00

40-42

100

2,300

-

2,299.50

24,633.00

-

26,932.50

42-44

-

2,000

17,000

-

23,310.00

$6,800.00

30,110.00

44-47

200

1,800

20,000

6,363.00

20,412.00

6,200.00

32,975.00

48-51

-

2,553

24,700

-

36,189.00

8,645.00

44,834.00

51-56

47

2,829

42,633

2,399.22

71,291.20

24,727.14

98,417.56

Totals

1037

19,722

104,333

$31,817.07

$270,045.40

$46,372.14

$348,234.61


 Vessel was apparently idle between 1856 and 1861 when she was sold to the United States Government and became part of the "Stone Fleet" sunk in Charleston, South Carolina harbor in 1861.

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