Captain James Waterman Buddington and crew of whaling schooner MARGARET
USA, CT, New London
Overall: 7 1/4 x 9 5/16 in.
Gelatin print; Captain James Waterman Buddington (1839-1928) and crew of whaling schooner MARGARETT. Photographed amidships looking forward. Buddington seated in foreground. Others in photograph: Dr. George R. Harris (managing owner), James E. Denison (2nd mate), John B. Bailey (sailmaker), William Henry Beetham (chef), and Joseph Beetham (1st mate). (schooner, blt. 1889 at Essex Mass. 107 tons, 92.2 x 22.7 x 8.8. Abandoned 1926 at Brava, C.V.I.; last whaler out of New London, 1908; commanded by James W. Buddington.)