Joseph Porter, Ship Captain, Eliza Ann (Ship), Maine, Freeport, Crew List, Cargo List, America (Ship), Ship Building, 1800's, 1812, Ships Logs
Joseph Porter was a ship captain of Freeport, Maine. The Papers primarily document the travels of his ship, the Eliza Ann, in the years 1809-1812, although they span the years 1810-1924. They contain 55 original documents, and other materials, including correspondence, accounts, cargo lists, crew lists, receipt for wages, port forms, a Bill of Health and a Roll of Equipage. Also included are documentation on Porter's ship America in 1815, and the building of a corvett (vessel of war) in 1816.
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Joseph Porter Papers, Special Collections, University of Southern Maine Libraries.