Martha's Vineyard Museum
This is a section of the logbook for a voyage of the Ship Oscar, William Daggett, Master. The voyage began on August 8, 1836 in Fairhaven, MA and ended March 30, 1838 in Tahiti. The pages shown are from August 2 to November 6, 1837. They include typical entries, noting the position of the ship, the weather and winds, whale sightings and captures, other ships seen.