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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
iz under British license after obtaining informal permission of the Attorney General Bryant and Sturgis, M. S., Vol. 1811, p. 122. and the Secretary of the Treasury. Congress permitted this trade until the crops of 1812 had been marketed. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts. The ship Medford is reported as follows: Boston Tue. Apr. 30, 1813 ar. ship Medford, Capt'n Hall, Cadiz 42 days. Spoke nothing. Sunday at 3 P. M. Cape Cod, was boarded from the privateer brig Sir John She 1814 she with two other lettersof-marque was sent by the Boston China Merchants to carry instructions to their fleet which was blockaded at Whampoa. She captured a prize off Lintin on the way out which she sent into Macao with a prize crew. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts. A letter from Captain Edes of the Rambler, dated Canton, December 6, says: Our prize (the ship Arabella ) arrived at Macao the same day we arrived at Canton and was taken possession of by the Portuguese govern
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
in Medford and sold in Hawaii for sandal-wood. The History of Medford says they were taken apart and sent out in the Thaddeus, but this is probably incorrect, as Morison in an article on the Hawaiian trade gives reliable evidence that they were sailed round. Morison. Boston Traders in Hawaiian Islands. Mass. Hist. Proc. Vol. 5Morison. Boston Traders in Hawaiian Islands. Mass. Hist. Proc. Vol. 54, p. 29. The Jones was renamed the Inore. Among the Medford-built vessels engaged in the northwest and China trade at this period were the Arab, Louise, Pedlar, Lascar and Triton. Bryant and Sturgis sent the Sachem round to California for a load of hides. This was the beginning of a trade which grew to large proportions annever another vessel built on her lines, although she influenced the improvement in design which took place in the next decade. Clipper ships, 1830-148. Morison gives the Medford builders a large share of the credit for the improvement in vessels in this period. He says: The finest type of the period was the Medford or M
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
p-building days of Medford. The pepper trade. the names of Medford-built ships are italicized. This trade was started by Salem enterprise almost wholly, and by way of reward Salem became the American, and for a time the world, emporium for pepper. In 1791 the United States exported seven million, five hundred and fifty-nine thousand, two hundred and forty-four pounds-over seven-eighths of the entire northwest Sumatran crop—and a very large portion of this was landed in Salem. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts. Among the Medford-built vessels from Salem engaged in this trade were the ships Australia, Carolina, Propontis, and the brig Lucilla. Journals of their voyages to Sumatra are preserved in Salem. Besides the Salem vessels in the pepper trade there were quite a number from Boston, among them the brig Palmer. The brig Palmer, two hundred and seventy-seven tons, was the seventy-third vessel built in Medford and the last of seven built in 1818. She was b