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WHITBY SHIPPING 1785 to 1789
ENTRIES FROM THE TIMES NEWSPAPER RELATING TO WHITBY SHIPPING AND RELATED MATTERS

1785 - 1789

(Personal names after Ship Names are the names of the ships' captains) This information was obtained from The Times (newspaper). Heading dates are the dates

of publication. I have tried to transcribe the information as published with regard to

Whitby ships etc.I do not have additional details on these ships or their masters etc

unless, either it is on my other Whitby pages, or the person concerned is one that I

have a specific interest in. However, please feel free to e-mail me at

bob.sanders59@ntlworld.com You may also find the Yahoo ! Whitby Group helpful regarding

some of those named and the ships concerned. 2 April 1785 "Entered Outwards (customs) - coasters Whitby - Commerce, William Jopling" 14 April 1785 "Cleared Outwards (customs) - coasters Whitby - Commerce, William Jopling" 18 April 1785 "Entered Inwards (customs) - coasters Whitby - Violet, Robert Jackson" 3 May 1785 "Entered Inwards (customs) - coasters Whitby - Endeavour, Jellom (?)" 5 May 1785 "Entered Outwards (customs) Whitby - Constantine, John Hudson" 7 May 1785 "Cleared Outwards (customs) Whitby - Constantne, Hudson" 12 May 1785 "Cleared Outwards (customs) Whitby - Flyimg Fish, Joseph Patten" 19 May 1785 "Entered Inwards (customs) - coasters Whitby - Endeavour, Jellom" 1 June 1785 "Entered Inwards (customs) - coasters Whitby - Hound, Hiseltine; Commerce, Jopling" 9 June 1785 "Cleared Outwards (customs) Whitby - Peggy, Carr" 17 June 1785 "Entered Inwards (customs) - coasters Whitby - Constantine, Hudson" 18 June 1785 "Ships Arrived Whitby - Olive Branch, Garbut, from Memel" 18 July 1785 "St.Valery - Mulgrave, Wilson, from Whitby" 20 July 1785 "Cleared Outwards (customs) Whitby - Flying Fish, Patten" 21 July 1785 "The Manchester, a full ship from Greenland, arrived Whitby The Jenny's Adventure, Callander, from Greenland, is arrived at Whitby with 8 fish

- left the Henrietta, Bean, and Chance, Borley, with 4 fish each; Loyalty, Turnbull,

with 8 fish, Resolution, Steward, with 1 fish and 600 seals; and Lively, Wood,

with 6 fish" 1 September 1785 "Ships Arrived at Whitby - Nancy , ?, from Memel" 6 September 1785 "Entered Outwards (customs) Whitby - Resolution, Wm. Reed" 1 December 1785 "Ships Arrived Off Whitby - Lively, Wood, from Memel" 22 December 1785 "Ships Arrived At Whitby - Hannah, Knaggs; Hannah, Garbut; and John and George,

Winter, from Memel" 31 Decembe 1785 "We hear from Whitby, that several smuggling vessels have lately

been upon the coast in that neighbourhood, and have landed great

quantities of spirits nears Staiths, Huntcliff, Saltburn and

other places in those parts." 18 Feb 1786 "The Earl of Falconberg. Johnson; Two Sisters, Banks; Freelove, Brown;

Friendship, Ismay; Nautilous, Rowland; Resolution, Stuart;

Prospect, Banks; and Ann and Elizabeth, Here, for Davis's Straights,

sailed from Whitby the 14th Inst." 14 July 1786 "The Nautilous, from Davis's Straits, is arrived at Whitby with eight fish" 18 July 1786 "The Harpy, Marshall, from Davis Straits, is arrived off Whitby with

five fish, and Jenny's Adventure, Callender, from Greenland, with seven fish. "

5 August 1786 "The Salamander, Ash, from Greenland, with eight fish, is arrived at Whitby.

The Two Sisters, Banks, and Friendship, Ismay, with six fish each, and

Freelove, Brown, with five ditto, from Davis Straits, are arrived at Whitby"

8 August 1786 "The Ann and Elizabeth, Hayes, and Hope, Peacock, with one fish each;

Harpooner, Marwood, and Lively, Wood, with three fish each, and Henrietta, Bean,

with six fish, from Greenland, are arrived at Whitby."

"Ships arrived - At Whitby Isabella, Willis, from Memel"

10 August 1786 "The Adamant, Webster, with two fish; Volunteer, Boys, three ditto;

Marlborough, Ward, four ditto; and Chance, Borley, five ditto,

from Greenland, are arrived at Whitby"

15 August 1786 "Ships arrived - off Whitby, Mary, Oxley, from Petersburgh" 22 August 1786 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby William, Willis, from Memel"

24 August 1786 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby Summers, Pearson, and Elisha, Jackson, from Riga"

26 August 1786 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby James and Mary, Brown, from Wy..... Adventure, Anderson, and Archer, Rudd, from Petersburgh"

14 September 1786 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby Jason, Stevenson, from Petersburgh"

12 October 1786 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby Lively, Wood, from Memel"

21 November 1786 "Portsmouth Novr 19th .......Sailed the Ann, Thompson, for

Newcastle; Eagle, Hobkirk, for Whitby"

20 February 1787 "The Earl Falkenberg, Johnson; Two Sisters, Banks; Free Love, Brown;

Friendship, Ismay; Nautilous, Rowland; Resolution, Stewart; Ann and

Eliza, Hayes; Harpooner, Marwood; and Prospect, Banks, for Davis

Streights, sailed from Whitby the 16th instant." 23 March 1787 "The Adamant, Harper, and Marlborough, Ward, for Greenland, sailed

from Whitby the 18th instant" 9 May 1787 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby Endeavour, Cropton, from Gottenburgh" 15 June 1787 "Newcastle, June 9th - Last week the Lords of the Treasury appointed

Francis Gibson, Esq. Of Whitby Collector of the Customs in the Port

of Whitby, in the room of Joseph Addison, Esq. deceased." 19 June 1787 "Extract of a letter from Edinburgh, June 14th The Baltic Merchant, of Whitby, Captain Halliday, on her passage

from Petersburgh to London, was lost on the Drindells in the Cattegate.

The crew saved" 12 July 1787 "A new ship of 64 guns and one of 40, built by contract for the Royal

Navy, have just been launched at Whitby" 16 July 1787 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby Industry, Evenson, from Dantzick" 28 July 1787 Ship News - The Mary, _____, of London, from Greenland, is arrived off

Whitby, with four fish" 18 August 1787 "The General Conway, Brown, and Supply, Foster, from Greenland, are

arrived off Whitby, the latter with one fish" 23 August 1787 "The Marlborough, Ward, with one fish, and seventy seals; and Adamant,

Harper, with one fish and 300 seals, from Greenland, are arrived at Whitby" 5 September 1787 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby John and Ann, Wright, from Memel" 18 September 1787 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby Martha, Peacock, from Riga" 1 October 1787 "Ships Arrived - off Whitby Christopher, White, and Midsummer Blossom,

Rayne, from Memel" 1 December 1787 "Elsinore, Nov 20th - The Alfred, of Whitby, Joseph Taylor, from Memel,

struck on Sand Hammer Reef, between the 14th and 15th instant, and is

full of water, where it is feared she will remain a wreck; the Captain,

second mate, and two sailors drowned" 3 December 1787 "The Unity, Callinder, from Greenland, is arrived at Whitby with five fish" "The Nautilous, Rowland with five fish, and Prospect, Banks, with nine ditto,

from Davis's Straits, and Hope, Webster, from Greenland, with seven fish,

are arrived at Whitby" 24 March 1788 "The Henrietta, Bean; Unity, Smith; Volunteer, Boyes; Lively, Wood; Whitby,

Smith; and Two Sisters, Agar, for Greenland, sailed from Whitby the 19th instant" 25 March 1788 "The Chance, Borley; Hope, Webster; and Adamant, Harper, for Greenland, sailed

from Whitby the 23rd instant" 7 July 1788 "The Nancy, Kelley; and London, Barham, of London, and the Chance of Whitby, are

said to be lost on the ice" 29 July 1788 "The Earl Falkenburg, Ward, is arrived at Whitby with seven fish" 2 August 1788 "The Unity, Collinder, from Davis's Streights, is arrived at Whitby with four fish

and a half" 6 August 1788 "The Nautilous, Rowland with 5 fish; Prospect, Banks, with 4; The Resolution, Stewart,

with 3; from Davis's

Streights, arrived at Whitby. The Harpooner, Mann, from Davis's Streights, for London,

is arrived off Whitby, with 4 fish" 8 August 1788 "The Marlborough, Thornhill, from Greenland, is arrived at Whitby, with two fish" 11 August 1788 "The Two Sisters, Agar, from Greenland, is arrived at Whitby with 4 fish" 22 August 1788 "The Friendship, Ismay, from Davis's Straits, is arrived at Whitby with a fish" 1 November 1788 "Ships Arrived - At Whitby The Volunteer, Boys, from Memel" 28 March 1789 "The Martha, Dale; Hope, Webster; and Whitby, Smith, for Greenland sailed from

Whitby the 25th instant" 19 August 1789 "The Prospect, Banks; and Resolution, Stuart; with six fish each; Volunteer,

Boys, with five; Earl Falconberg, Ward, with four, from Davis's Straits, are

arrived at Whitby" 14 October 1789 "The Exchange, Barry, from Holland, is towed into Whitby dismasted"


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