Whalers Index

To The Whalers' Heritage Project

    This index lists people who worked on whaling ships as well as others who were involved in the industry in anyway. The letters following each name are the reference codes for further information.

References:
B - John R. Bockstoce, Whales, Ice & Men (Seattle: University of Washington, 1995)
W - Web reference (linked)
S - Searches being conducted (linked to further information)

A
Abbe, William - B
Adams, Captain David B. - B
Adams, Charles Francis - B
Akin, Captain Edward - B
Aldrich, Herbert - B
Allen, Jim - B
Amundsen, Roald - B
Arey, Ned - B
Ashley, Captain E. R. - B
Astor, John Jacob - B

B
Backland, John - B
Bailey, Captain - B
Bailey, Captain George - B
Baker, Captain Joshua G. - B
Barber, Captain - B
Barker, Captain Frederick A. - B
Bauldry, Captain George - B
Bayne, Peter - B
Beane, J. F. - B
Beechey, Captain Frederick William - B
Bernard, Joseph - B
Bertholf, Lieutenant E. P. - B, W
Bertonccini, John - B
Bettencourt, Antonio ("Antone Bett") - B
Blanchard, William - B
Blunt, E. - B
Blunt, G. W. - B
Bodfish, Captain Hartson - B
Bogoras, Waldemar - B
Booth, F. A. - B
Borden, Gilbert Bennett - B
Boyd, Frank - B
Brewster, Mary - B
Broadbent, Samuel - B
Brooke, Lieutenant John - B
Brower, Charles Dewitt - B
Brown, James T. - B
Brummerhoff, Captain - B
Bulloch, James D. - B
Burns, Walter - B

C
Call, Surgeon Samuel - B, W
Carroll, Joe - B
Carter, Mr. - B
Chew, Francis - B
Clark, A. Howard - B
Cobb, Judson - B
Cogan, Captain Bernard (Barney) - B
Coleman, Robert - B
Collinson, Captain Richard - B
Cook, Captain James - B
Cook, Captain John A. - B
Cook, Viola (Mrs. John A.) - B
Cooper, Captain Mercator - B
Corbett, Captain G. H. - B
Cottle, Captain Stephen - B
Cuba, John - B

D
Dall, William Healey - B
Damon, Reverend Samuel - B
Darling, Sir Charles - B
Davoll, Captain Edward - B
Delamater, C. H. - B
da Silva, Captain - B
Dexter, Captain Benjamin - B
Dias, Joseph, Jr. - B
Ditson, Captain Oliver W. - W
Dowden, Captain James - B
Drake, Edwin I. - B
Drayton, J. A. - B
Driggs, Dr. John - B
Dudley, Thomas H. - B

E
Earle, William - B
Ellis, Captain William B. - B

F
Firth, John - B
Fish, Captain - B
Fisher, Captain Joseph - B
Fitzgerald, Sergeant - B
Fletcher, John N. - B
Fosdick, Washington - B
Franklin, Sir John - B
Frazer, Captain D. R. - B

G
Gifford, Captain David L. - B
Gilley, Captain George - B
Gonsalves, Joaquin - B
Goodall, Charles - B
Gordon, Tom - B
Gotsche, Frank - B
Green, Mrs. F. M. - B
Grey, Patsy - B
Griffin, Millen - B

H
Hackman, John - B
Hawse, Captain Jonathan C. - B
Hayes, Captain - B
Healy, Captain Michael - B, W
Hearst, Senator - B
Hegarty, Captain William - B
Heppingstone, Captain John - B
Herendeen, Edward Perry (Ned) - B
Herendeen, Louis - B
Hickmott, Captain Stephen - B
Hickmott, Mrs. - B
Hohman, Elmo - B
Hooper, Calvin Leighton - B
Hopson, Fred - B
Hough, George - B
Howard, Inspector D. M. - B
Howes, Captain Willis - B
Huffman, Harry - B
Hunt, Cornelius - B

J
Jackson, Sheldon - B
Jacobson, Captain - B
Jager, Alexander - S
Jarvis, Lieutenant David - B
Jernagan, Captain Jared - B
Johansen, Emil - S

K
Keenan, Captain John - B, W
Kellett, Captain Henry - B
Kelley, Captain Edmund - B
Kelley, Captain W. H. - B
Kelley, John W. - B
Klengenberg, Harry - B
Knowles, Captain James H. - B
Knowles, Josiah N. - B
Koenig, Henry - B
Krause, Aurel - B

L
Leavitt, Captain George - B
Lee, James - B
Lewis, Captain Valentine - B
Lewis, Edgar - B
Lewis, William - B
Lilliendahl, Gustavus A. - B
Long, Captain Thomas W. - B
Low, Captain - B

M
McGuire, Lucy - B
McIlhenny, Edward - B
McInnis, Captain John - B
McKenna, Captain James - B
McKenzie, Captain James - B
McNalley, Peter - S
Macomber, Captain George - B
Madison, Big George - B
Mallory, Stephen P. - B
Manning, Thomas - B
Manter, Captain Cyrus - B
Marlin, George - B
Marsh, Richmond - B
Martin, Dick - B
Maury, Lieutenant Matthew Fontaine - B
Mellen, Captain Thomas - B
Merritt, Samuel - B
Meyers, Samuel - B
Meyers, John - B
Millard, Captain Martin Van Buren - B
Minor, Joshua - B
Mogg, William - B
Moore, Captain T. E. L. - B
Muir, John - B
Munroe, Corporal - B
Murdoch, John - B
Murray, Captain E. C. - B

N
Nelson, Edward William - B
Newth, Captain E. W. - B
Nickerson, Captain Seth - B
Nordenskiold, A. E. - B
Norton, Jeremiah Crowell - S
Norwood, Captain Albert - B
Nye, Captain Ebenezer - B

O
Owen, Captain Leander - B

P
Packard, Captain Timothy - B
Peabody, John - B
Pearson, Admiral George - B
Pease, Captain Henry - B
Pease, Zephaniah - B
Pedersen, Captain Christian Theodore - B
Penniman, Captain Edward - B
Perkins, George C. - B
Peterson, Peter - B
Pierce, Captain Ebenezer - B
Porter, Captain W. P. S. - B
Porter, Dorothy - B
Porter, George Washington, Jr. - B
Potter, Captain Alden - B
Pulver, Edwin - B

R
Rainbow, Jake - B
Ravens, Captain - B
Ray, Lieutenant Patrick Henry - B
Reynolds, George H. - B
Richardson, Sir John - B
Rivera, Jacob Rodriguez - B
Rosene, John - B
Roys, Captain Thomas - B
Russell, Frank - B

S
Scammon, Captain Charles - B
Scoresby, Captain William - W
Seim, Conrad - B
Seward, William Henry - B
Shattuck, Orson - B
Sherman, Bertie - B
Sherman, Captain Albert C. - B
Sherman, Mrs. Albert - B
Sherman, Helen Herschel - B
Shockley, Captain William I. - B
Silliman, Benjamin, Jr. - B
Simmons, Captain Abe - B
Simmons, Captain John - B
Simpson, John - B
Sisson, Captain Benjamin - B
Smith, Captain Elijah Everett - B
Smith, Captain Horace P. - B
Sodring, Captain Thomas - B
Starbuck, Alexander - B
Starokadomskiy, L. M. - B
Stefansson, Vilhalmur - B
Stevenson, Charles - B
Stevenson, Leander - B
Stockton, Captain Charles - B
Stringer, Reverend Isaac O. - B
Suits, Robert - B
Sweeny, Dan - B
Swift, Captain Stephen - B

T
Thompson, J. W. - B
Thornton, Harrison R. - B
Tilton, Captain Benjamin F. - B
Tilton, Captain James - B
Tilton, George Fred - B
Tobey, Captain Asa - B
Tobey, Captain John B. - B
Tripp, Captain - B
Tuckfield ("Little Joe") - B

V
Vaulpre, Captain - B
Vincent, James B. - B

W
Waddell, Captain James I. - B
Walker, Charles - B
Warren, Thomas P. - B
Weeks, Captain Charles E. - B
Whiteside, Captain Joseph - B
Whiteside, Mrs. Joseph - B
Woolfe, Henry D. - B
Wrangell, Baron Ferdinand von - B
Wright, Richard - B

Y
Young, Captain Thomas - B


Companies
Aiken and Swift - B
Alaska Commercial Company - B
Arctic Oil Works - B
Canalaska Company - B
Cape Smythe Whaling Company - B
Dickie Brothers - B
Goodall, Perkins Company - B
Goss, Sawyer & Packard - B
Grinnell Minturn Company - B
H. Liebes Company - B
Ivory H. Bartlett & Sons - B
John A. Cook - B
J. and W. R. Wing - B
Northeastern Siberian Trading Company - B
Pacific Steam Whaling Company - B
Revillon Freres - B
Roth, Blum Company - B
Russian American Company - B
S. H. Frank Company - B
Stabens and Friedman - B
Stanford Brothers - B
Swift and Allen - B
William Lewis and Son - B
William Phelps and Son - B
Wright, Bowne Company - B