Charles W. Morgan Crew arranged by:Name Position Birth Place Country Voyage About the Project
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Carpenters on board on the Charles W. Morgan(Ordered by voyage)
|10||Atwood [A. Wood], Charles||24||Long Island NY||Christian Hook [Oceanside], L.I.||USA|
|19||Andersen, Peter||33||Denmark||San Francisco||USA|
|21||Anderson, Peder||36||Denmark||San Francisco||Denmark|
|22||Anderson, Peder||38||Denmark||San Francisco||Denmark|
|23||Anderson, Peder||39||Denmark||San Francisco||Denmark|
|24||Anderson, Peder||39||Denmark||San Francisco||Denmark|
|25||Anderson, Peder||40||Denmark||San Francisco||Denmark|
|17||Stanton, Charles||30||Pennsylvania||San Francisco||USA|
|17||Bauman, H. D.||29||San Francisco||USA|
|20||Ross, Karl V.||28||Finland||San Francisco||Russia|
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.