Ships visiting the Marshall Islands (until 1885)
Namu Atoll

edited by Dirk H.R. Spennemann



European vessels visiting Namu Atoll until the beginning of the German Protectorate over the Marshall Islands in October 1885.

Abbreviations/Comments: Vessel type note that the type labour ship includes blackbirders; Nationality (Flag): AUS - Austria; CHI - Chinese; FRA - French; GB - Great Britain; GBA - Great Britain, Australia; GBN - Great Britain, New Zealand; GER - Imperial Germany; HAW - Hawaiian; HOL - Holland; JAP - Japanese; MIS - Marshall Islands (locally owned); RUS - Imperial Russia; SIN - Singapore; SPA Spanish; SWE - Sweden; TAH - Tahiti; USA - United Sates of America.

 

Atoll

Year

Date

Vessel

Captain

Type

Nationality

Namu

1792

December 16

Royal Admiral

Henry Bond

merchant ship

GB

Namu

1797

September 20

Britannia

Thomas Dennet

merchant ship

GB

Namu

1809

 

Elisabeth

Patterson

merchant ship

GB

Namu

1857

August 29

Morning Star

S.G.Moore

mission ship

USA

Namu

1860

April 11

Corinthian

Velentine Lewis

whaler

USA

Namu (?)

1804

November 25

Ocean

John Mertho

merchant ship

GB

Namu

1884

September

Ada

 

merchant vessel

GB



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