Charles W. Morgan Crew arranged by:

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

(Ordered by voyage)


VoyageNameAgeBirth PlaceResidenceCountry
5 Harrison, James         
6 Mokii, Harry        Kanaka
12 Groth, George  22 Berlin, Germany New York City Germany
14 Marshall, James  37 Portugal San Francisco Portugal
15 Marshall, James  37 West Indies San Francisco England
16 Branscomb, John  45 England San Francisco USA
17 Branscombe, John  45 California San Francisco USA
18 Branscombe, John  45 England San Francisco USA
19 Branscombe, John  45 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
20 Branscombe, John  50 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
21 Strelow (Streford), C.[Charles]  27 Germany San Francisco USA
22 Streton [Greton], Carl  28 Germany San Francisco USA
23 Streton (Streloso) [Greton], Carl  29 Germany San Francisco USA
24 Morris, Fidel  40 Chile San Francisco USA
25 Morris, Fidel  44 Chile San Francisco Chile
31 Stevens, John         
32 Thomas, Joseph         
33 Joab, Isaac         
34 Jon, Edward         
35 Santos, Joao         
35 Andrede, Antonio         
36 Monteir, Joao P.        



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.