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Cover of one of the Tay store books


Title: Store Books of the S.S. Tay of Dundee
Dates: 1872, 1873
Location: MF-0245 MHA
Extent: 3 volumes
Restrictions: No restrictions
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: The S.S. Tay was built in Dundee, Scotland in 1850 official number 31624, 564 gross tons, registered at Dundee and owned by William Clark in 1872. The vessel was the first steam whaler belonging to Dundee.
Scope and Content: Three store books of the S.S. Tay, 1872-1873, while the vessel was under the command of Captain William Greig. Lists names of crew, capacity in which engaged, and provisions allotted to each one. Ability and conduct are also recorded.
Associated Material: Crew agreements for the S.S. Tay for 1872 and 1873
Local Note: Originally filed with the crew agreements for the S.S. Tay for voyages ending in 1872 and 1873.
Subject: Tay (Ship)
Subject: Whaling
Subject: Sealing
Subject: Store books




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