Ships Built in Marblehead

“Robert Hooper” in 1849
“Compromise” in 1850
“Anna Kimball” in 1852
“Elizabeth Kimball” in 1853
“Mary” in 1854
Brig “Curlew,” in 1855
“Southern Belle” in 1856
Barque “Riga,” in 1856
“Belle of the Sea,” 1857

This List of Names of Marblehead Sea Captains Were Found In Dr. John Drury’s Account Book of Daily Charges.

William Andrews
William Blackley
Edward Bowen
Peter Bubier
Edward Bray
Thomas Dixey
Samuel Green
Samuel Horton
John Pierce
Thomas Peach
Thomas Proctor
Richard Story
Eli Vickary
John Webber

From Marblehead Vital Statistics. Do not appear elsewhere

Joseph B. Adams
William Andrews
Thomas Brown
Thomas M. Bowen
Joseph Bubier
Michel Coombs
Richard J. Calley
James Dennis
David Dixey
Amos Grandy
Francis Grandy
Joseph Grant
Thomas Grant
Edward Hales
Michael Haskell
Samuel Hiller
Emanuel Lawrence
Richard Lee
Alexander Malcolm
Arnold Martin
Arnold Martin
Arnold Martin
Richard Martin
Thomas Martin
Thomas Martin
Thomas Martin
Thomas Merritt
Nicholas Melzard
Michael Merrick
David Parker
William Pedrick
Benj. Porter
William Pousland
Jeremiah Proctor
Joseph Skillings
Richard Stevens

Extract From By-Laws of Marblehead Marine Society

Article 11.

The present Society shall consist of those who are, or have been, Commanders of vessels; except the clerk of the Society, who in lieu of his services shall be exempt from all assessments.


Source: Old Marblehead Sea Captains and the Ships in Which They Sailed, Compiled and Published for the Benefit of the Marblehead Historical Society, By Benjamin J. Lindsey, Treasurer, 1915