Voyage of Tuck, John from Salem to New London, Ct. in 1761

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 RecID:   2358
 Mariner:   Tuck, John
 Age:   23
 Origin:   Salem
 Destination:   New London, Ct.
 Duration (mths):   0.0
 Year:   1761
 Wage (£Mass):   53
 Wage (£Sterling):   38.06
 Home:   Salem
 Shipowner(s):   Derby Family (Felt Papers)
 Sources:   Felt b3/f13
 Notes:   Schooner Kate, Joseph Browne, master. The portledge bill stated that the schooner was bound from Salem to New London, and if "Occation" to New York, and Philadelphia. According to BVR John Tuck "drowned coming fr. Phil." in 1761 - BVR II 585. Since John had signed on in Oct, 1761, it was most likely on this voyage that he drowned.

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