Charles W. Morgan Crew arranged by:

Name    Position    Birth Place    Country    Voyage    About the Project
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Boys on board on the Charles W. Morgan

(Ordered by voyage)


VoyageNameAgeBirth PlaceResidenceCountry
10 Thomas, George  17     St. Helena
31 Osborn, Edward         



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.