Charles W. Morgan Crew arranged by:

Name    Position    Birth Place    Country    Voyage    About the Project
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1st Mates on board on the Charles W. Morgan

(Ordered by voyage)


VoyageNameAgeBirth PlaceResidenceCountry
1 Chadwick, Charles S.   Nantucket, MA Nantucket, MA  
2 Clement, William W. 30 Philadelphia New Bedford  
3 Packard, Thacher  30 Sandwich Sandwich  
4 Devoll, Stephen  36 Dartmouth Dartmouth  
5 Johnson, Thomas W.        
7 Chase, Charles M. 21 Westport Westport USA
8 Davis, Alvan H.        
10 Ricketson, Daniel L.        
11 Tobey, John B. 24 New Bedford New Bedford USA
14 Waldron, Silvanus C. 44 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
15 West, Andrew D. 37 Massachusetts New Bedford USA
16 Allen, William F. 32 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
17 Gifford, D. W. 49 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
18 Flanders, R. N. 41 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
19 Tower, Horace F. 46 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
20 Swain, Frederic C. 46 Scotland San Francisco USA
21 Christian, G. P. 40 Norfolk Island San Francisco USA
22 Tower, Horace F. 50 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
23 Morgan, Emanuel F. 32 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
24 Morgan, Emanuel F. 32 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
25 Morgan, Emanuel F. 33 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
26 Allen, George F.        
27 Morgan, Emanuel F.        
28 Morgan, Emanuel F.        
29 Sparks, Charles A.        
30 Morgan, Emanuel F.        
32 Senna, J. J.        
32 Rodrick, Joseph         
36 Alves, Peter B.        
37 Freitas, Frank M.        



Boatheader: The man who steers the boat in going on a whale, and afterwards kills it. Generally a mate, but sometimes an experience whaleman with no ship duties save masthead and cutting-stage, whose only title is boatheader.

Boatsteerer: Harpooner. The man who pulls the harpoon oar, darts the iron into the whale, and then steers while the mate or boat-hander lances him.

Greenhand: Inexperienced man on his first whaling voyage.

Preventer Boatsteerer: A substitute boatsteerer. The foremast hand who is next in line for promotion. He pulls bow oar.

Shipkeeper: Usually the cooper, who acts as sailing master while the boats are away.