Logbook of a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents, ambergris, illnesses, deaths, injuries, a rescue, shipboard medicine, punishments, mutinous behavior, discovering a stowaway, fights, taking on provisions while in ports, and desertions. Also contains accounts, chronometer readings, and oil stowed. The keeper listed those who were sick in the logbook's margin, and the most common listing was venereal disease. In multiple entries, the captain was described blacksmithing. The vessel began leaking in July 1881 and continued throughout the voyage. The crew encountered a hurricane and sustained some damage as a result on August 17, 1881. One man shot himself in the hand on 1 November 1881 and was taken to the hospital. One man, Jose Silva, was attacked and wounded by a shark on March 23, 1882. Whaleboats were stove by whales on 14 April 1882 and 11 August 1882. A stowaway who joined the vessel at Tenerife (Canary Islands) was found onboard on May 4, 1882. On 15 May 1882, Charles L. Sanford robbed another man and was put in irons as a result. Frank Taber was injured while cutting in a whale on June 24, 1882. The crew sighted a comet on 8 October 1882 and superstitiously attributed it to causing the bad weather. Capain Poole fell ill in February 1883 and decided to leave the vessel. Captain Hammond arrived in April 1883 to assume command of the vessel, and a few men refused duty in April and May 1883 as a result and were arrested by the American Consul. The crew found a stowaway named John Martin of Hobart onboard in July 1883. There was a fight between Joseph Enos and John Smith on 26 February 1884, and John Smith was badly injured as a result. The crew took almost 3 pounds of ambergris from a whale on August 4, 1884. One man died of consumption on February 13, 1885. One man jumped overboard on 20 May 1885 but was saved before he drowned. A stowaway from Auckland was discovered onboard on May 26, 1885. Other places represented include Savage Island (Niue) and Frenchman Bay (New Zealand). Whaling grounds include the Coast of New Holland and Middle grounds.