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Bark Catalpa in New Bedford


Martha's Vineyard Museum

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About this artifact

The bark Catalpa, captained by George Anthony, was a three-masted, 90-foot-long, whaler that sailed out of New Bedford Massachusetts, from 1852 to 1879. Here it is seen at the wharf in New Bedford. Stacks of shooks (un-assembled casks) can be seen on the wharf along with casks, wood and a horse and buggy.

c. 1870
Width: 7 7/8" Length: 9 3/8"

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