Ship Name

Lucy Ann

Type

Whaler

Origins/Provenance

Australia

Era

Heroic Age of Sail (1816-1865)

Year Launched

1819

Home Waters

Pacific

Function

Commercial

Length (feet)

87

Primary Propulsion

Wind/Sail

Historical Note

Troubled whaling vessel upon which Herman Melville shipped in 1843 as an Able Bodied Seaman, sailing around Tahiti.

Related People

Melville, Herman

Record ID: 251