Marblehead Massachusetts

Sea Captains – Hooper to Humphreys

Hooper, Asa Born July 6, 1767. 1780 Seaman “Ship Thorn,” Capt. Richard Cowell. 1801 Schooner “Hope,” 92T 1803 Selectman. 1812 Captain of Privateer Brigantine “Thorn,” captured in 1812. 1816 Schooner “Ardent.” ____ Schooner “Mary.” (Lost G. C.) 1828 Schooner “Teazer.” 1833 Schooner “Daniel Baxter,” 81T. 1806-1812-1814-1823 Representative to the General Court. Commission of Asa Hooper …

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Old Marblehead Sea Captains

This volume is intended to be a fairly accurate list of the Old Sea Captains of Marblehead, and the vessels in which they sailed, going to and from foreign ports. The information contained in this volume has been obtained by careful and persistent research from widely distributed sources viz: the Marblehead and Salem and Beverly Custom House Records, original books of the Marblehead Marine Insurance Company, covering five thousand policies running from 1800 to 1840, list of Marblehead Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War (compiled in 1912-13 by the author), old log books, old letter books, old newspapers, list of Privateersmen of 1812 made up by Capt. Glover Broughton in a memorial to the 34th, 35th and 36th Congresses asking for grants of land for services rendered, and from the descendants of the men mentioned.

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