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Pages from one of the Camperdown store books


Title: Store Books of the S.S. Camperdown of Dundee
Dates: 1872
Location: MF-0248 MHA
Extent: 2 volumes
Restrictions: No restrictions
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Built at Dundee, Scotland in 1860, official number 27496, 541 gross tons, owned by Dundee Seal & Whale Fishing Co. in 1874, and was registered at Dundee.
Scope and Content: Store books for two voyages of the S.S. Camperdown, while the vessel was under the command of Captain John Gravill. The first voyage commenced at 22 February 1872 and terminated 19 April 1872; the second voyage commenced 2 May 1872 and terminated 2 November 1872. 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. Camperdown for 1872
Local Note: Originally filed with the crew agreements for the S.S. Camperdown for voyages ending in 1872.
Subject: Camperdown (Ship)
Subject: Whaling
Subject: Sealing
Subject: Store books




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