Charles W. Morgan Crew arranged by:

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

(Ordered by voyage)


VoyageNameAgeBirth PlaceResidenceCountry
6 Coleman, J. J. 40     USA
17 Smith, J.[John] E. 56 New York San Francisco N.Y.
23 Koch, C. [Charles] F. 48 Germany San Francisco USA
15 De Limas, Manuel F. 35 Portugal New Bedford USA
16 Smith, John E. 56 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
18 Koch, Charles F. 42 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
19 Koch, Charles F. 43 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
20 Koch, C. [Charles] F. 45 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
21 Koch, C. [Charles] F. 46 Germany San Francisco USA
22 Koch, C. [Charles] F. 47 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
24 Koch, Charles F. 49 Massachusetts San Francisco USA
25 Corte, Henry  35 Denmark San Francisco USA
31 Broadway, William H.T.        
32 Carsten, H.         
33 Anderson, Peder         
14 De Limas, Manuel F. 33 Portugal San Francisco USA



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.