Charles W. Morgan Crew arranged by:Name Position Birth Place Country Voyage About the Project
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Masters on board on the Charles W. Morgan(Ordered by voyage)
|1||Norton, Thomas A.|
|2||Samson, John D.|
|3||Samson, John D.||New Bedford|
|4||Ripley, Tristam P.|
|5||Fisher, Thomas N.|
|6||Hamilton, James A.|
|7||Landers, Thomas C.|
|9||Tinkham, John M.|
|10||Tinkham, John M.|
|11||Ellis, Thomas L.|
|12||Keith, Charles F.|
|13||Smith, George A|
|20||Earle, James A.M.||40||Massachusetts||San Francisco||USA|
|21||Earle, James A.M.||41||Massachusetts||San Francisco||USA|
|22||Layton, John S.|
|24||Scullun, Thomas||San Francisco||USA|
|26||Earle, James A.M.|
|28||Earle, James A.M.|
|29||Earle, James A.M.|
|30||Reed, Edwin J.|
|31||Earle, James A.M.|
|32||Gibbons, Arthur O.|
|32||Church, Charles S.|
|33||Church, Charles S.|
|34||Cleveland, Benjamin D.|
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.