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John Rollinson's List of Ships
From The Hatterasman by Ben Dixon MacNeill  1958

A listing of ships entering the Port of Hatteras during Rollinson's term as Collector of the Port, beginning in 1859 and ending with the onset of the Civil War.  [All spellings, etc., are MacNeill's]

A List of Vessels from the West Indies, 1859

Jan 9 Schooner Rough & Ready S.H. Beasley, Master
Jan 9 Schooner Melvinia James Cahoon, Master
Jan 17 Schooner Baltimore V.A. Knight, Master
Jan. 21 Schooner Champion Robert Monroe, Master
Jan. 21 Schooner Mary Silas Blount, Master
Feb. 17 Schooner Virginia John King, Master
Feb. 19 Schooner Rio James Hobbs, Master
Feb. 19 Schooner Lydia & Martha W. Ballance, Master
Feb. 25 Schooner Harriet William Kinston, Master
Feb. 27 Schooner Debro Spencer Midgett, Master
Feb. 27 Schooner Davenport W. Davis, Master
Feb. 28 Schooner Julia Ann G.E. Sampson, Master
Mar. 3 Schooner I.W. Hughes William Howard, Master
Mar. 13 Schooner Baltimore V.A. Knight, Master
Mar. 16 Schooner Sally Smith Daniel Hayman, Master
Mar. 16 Schooner Loriccinth [?] John W. Partredge, Master
Mar. 24   Mary Louise B.F. Gautier, Master
Mar. 31 One was Th. Hayman, he came in while [I] was gone to Portsmouth.

[By reference, Mr. Rollinson must have been called to Portsmouth, headquarters of the revenue Service for the area, for conference.  Subsequent entries are in more detail.  Dates are not always set down but the entries are by successive numbers.]

 

Second Quarter, commencing April 11, 1859

Sch. Rough & Ready, Samuel Beasley, master, from Martinque bound to Washington.  April 13th.  30 tons stone ballast.  $650 American gold.  Ship's stores.
Sch. I.F. Davenport, Warren Davis, master.  April 15.  From Barbados bound to Elizabeth City, N.C.  35 bbl. sugar.  One tierce sugar.  5 tons stone ballast.  Small stores.
Sch. Crinoline, I.F. Chaddic [sic], master.  April 10.  From Nevis, W.I. bound to Edenton, N.C.  40 tons stone ballast, two puncheons of molasses, 4 barrels of sugar.
Sch.  Caroline CaseyJohn Cudworth, master.
Sch. RioJames Hobbs, master.  From Vaeques [?] bound to Elizabeth City.  34 puncheons of molasses, 10 barrels of sugar, 160 gallons of rum.
Sch. Haretrine [?].  William Kitson, master.  May 7.  From St. Kits bound to Edenton.  20 tons of ballast, 10 puncheons of molasses, 2 barrels of sugar, 1 bundle of letters, $50 in gold.
Sch. Loucinth [?].  John W. Pateridge, master.  June 3.  2 puncheons of molasses, 2 barrels of sugar, 30 tons of stone ballast.  Bill of exchange $1500.  Ship stores, 1/2 barrell flower, 1/4 barrel sugar, 1/4 bread, small stores.  From Trinidad bount to Elizabeth City.
Sch. DebraSpencer Midgett, master.  June 19.  From St. Kitts bound to Plymouth.  13 hogsheads of molasses, 8 barrels of sugar.
Sch. Solomon AndrewsE.M. Putnam, master.  June 25.  From St. Kitts bound to Washington, N.C.  Fifty five hogsheads of molasses.
Sch. I.F. DavenportWarren Davis, master.  June 26.  From Trinidad bound to Elizabeth City.  Fifty hogsheads of molasses, four cags [kegs] of [illegible], 40 cocernuts [sic], and other small stores.
 

Third Quarter, commencing July 11, 1859

Sch. CronolineI.F. Craddock, master.  July 5th.  From Nevis bound to Edenton.  Five hogsheads of molasses, 40 tons of stone ballast, 2 boxes of bay water, one case of Jin [sic].  Ship stores, one barrel of sugar, 2 demijohns [sic] of Jin, other small stores.
Sch. BaltimoreV.A. Knight, master.  July 6.  From Port or [sic] Prince, W.I. bound to Elizabeth City.  Ballast & ship stores.
Sch. Haretrain [?].  From St. Kitts bound to Edenton.  20 tons of ballast, 10 puncheons of molasses, 1 bundle of letters, $800 in gold.  [master of schooner not given but probably William Hickson from other records.]
Sch. Mary T. ParmleyDavid Gaskins, master.  July 14.  From St. Kitts bound to Washington.  Cargo 80 puncheons of molasses.
Sch. Lady AntrimThias Hayman, master.  From St. Thomas bound to Edenton.  30 tons of stone ballast, 1 barrel of beef, one barrel of pork, 1 barrel of pilot bread, 1 barrel of flower, one case of Jin
Sch. CorrineJohn Brown, master.  July 31.  From Turk's Island to Plymouth.  10 barrels of sugar, 4572 bushels of salt, 22 pounds of perserves [sic], 1 barrel of bread, part of a barrel of flower, part of barrel of pork.
Sch.  Harriet RyanWilliam Hickson, master.  From Barbados to Edenton.  30 tons of ballast, 1 bundle of letters and $1000 in gold.
[September 16, 1859 entry reads: ]The Three-master come in about 1 o'clock p.m. then over the swash and then got collared and lay about half on.  Did not speak her.
 

Fourth Quarter, commencing Oct. 1, '59

Sch. SophyCollon Perce, master.  Oct. 4.  From Barbados to Plymouth in ballast.
Sch. I.F. DavenportW. Davis, master.  October 5.  From St. Martin's to Elizabeth City.  1100 bushels of salt, 13 barrels of sugar, 6 tons ballast.
Sch. Lady AntrimThias Hayman.  November 16.  From Barbados to Edenton.  20 tons ballast, 1/2 barrel beef, 1/2 barrel pork, 1/2 barrel flower, 10 pounds coffee, 1 case of Jin, 1 dimajohn of Jin.
Sch.  Harriet Ryan.  St. Thomas to Edenton.  30 tons of ballast, 6 puncheons of molasses, 1 bundle of letters, $500 in gold.  [ship master name not given but probably William Hickson from the other records.]
Sch. CrinolineI.F. Craddock, master.  November 28.  From Point Peter, Guadaloupe bound to Edenton.  50 tons of ballast, 4000 oranges.
Sch. ColremineI. Brophey, master.  Dec 4th.  From Turk's Island to Plymouth.  4662 bushels of salt, 1/2 barrel of flower, 1/2 barrel of bread, 1/2 barrel of pork, 1/2 barrel of beef, 100 lbs. sugar.
Sch. BaltimoreV.A. Knight, master.  Dec. 18.  Bound to Elizabeth City from Inauga.  995 bushels of salt.
Sch. Sally SmithDaniel Hayman, master.  Dec. 19.  From Barbados to Edenton.  35 tons of ballast, 3 puncheons of molasses, 3 barrels of molasses, 900 oranges, ship stores, part of a puncheon of molasses, 1 barrel of yams, 4 bottles of Jin, part of a barrel of sugar.
Sch. PawlineG. Bradstreet, master.  Dec. 29th.  From Point Peter, Guadalupe bound to [illegible].  Fifteen thousand oranges, 28 tons of ballast, ship stores.

No. of vessels borded in 1859 was 66

 

Quarter, commencing January 1, 1860

Sch. RioJohn Pew, master.  Jan. 18.  From St. Thomases bound to Elizabeth City.  36 ton ballast, 1/2 barrel of flower, 1/2 barrel beef, 1100 dollars in gold.
Sch. Lydia & Martha.  Jan. 20.  John Burgess, master.  From St. Martins bound to Elizabeth City.  Three thousand bushels of salt, three thousand orranges, five hundred pines [pineapples?] cost $3 per hundred, Stores, 1 bb of flower, 1/2 barrel of pork, 1/2 barrel of sugar, small stores.
Sch. DevenportWarren Davis, master.  Jan. 26.  From Guadalupe to Elizabeth City.  30 tons of ballast, 2000 orranges, and ship stores.
Sch. Harriet RyanWilliam Hickson, master.  Jan. 31.  From Turk's Island to Edenton.  2766 bushels of salt, 1 bundle of letters, $800 gold.
Sch. DeborahSpencer Midgett, master.  February 20.  From Barbados bound to Plymouth.  Ship stores and ballast.
Sch. Charles RobertStephen Fowler, master.  Feb. 22.  From St. Martins bound to Washington.  3800 bushels of salt, Stores, 1/2 barrel of bread, 1/2 barrel pork.
Sch. Pacific.  James Farrow, master.  Feb. 24.  St Martins bound to Washington.  10 puncheons of molasses, 525 bbls salt, 3 bbls sugar, $800 in gold.
Sch. BaltimoreJ.W. Cox, master.  Feb. 26.  From Antigua to Elizabeth City.  953 bushels of salt, and small stores.
Sch. ChampionJohn Douphy, master.  March 18.  From Guadalupe bound to Washington.  760 five-frank pieces, 195 gold pieces, 20 francs each and small stores.
 

Quarter, commencing April 1, 1860

Apr. 4 -- Sch. Sally SmithDaniel Hayman, master.  Tonage 106 35/95.  From Trinidad, Port of Spain bound to Edenton.  9 puncheons of molasses, 7 barrels of sugar, 30 tons of ballast, 200 coconuts, ship stores, a part of a puncheon of molasses, 1 barrel of sugar, 1 case of Jin, 6 bottles of pepper.
Apr. 5 -- Sch. I.F. Devenport Warren Davis, master.  114 36/95 tons.  From Antigua, W.I. bound to Elizabeth City.  2028 bushels of salt and small stores.
Apr. 16 -- Sch. Lydia & MarthaM.A. Burgess, master.  114 36/95 tons.  From Antigua bound to Elizabeth City.  30 tons of sand ballast, 11 puncheons of molasses, 1 puncheon of rum, 10 barrels of sugar.
Apr. 22 -- Sch. PacificJames Farrow, master.  80 18/95 tons.  From St. Kitts to Washington.  40 puncheons of molasses, 2 barrels of sugar.
May 10 -- Sch. BaltimoreJ.W. Cox, master.  58 66/95 tons.  From Anaugua bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 952 bushels of salt, 58 bags of coffee, small stores.
May 10 -- Sch. IsabellaG.W. Wallace, master.  Tonage 86 32/95.  From St. Martin's bound to Newburn.  Cargo 1650 bushels of salt, 800 pines [pineapples?], 20 bunches of bananas, ship stores, 1/2 barrel of flower, 1/2 barrel of bread, 1/2 barrel of pork, 1 barrel of fish, 1 barrel of sugar, 1 barrel of molasses.
May 27 -- Sch. LoucinthG.E. Sampson, master.  Tonage 95 39/95.  From St. Pierre, Martinique bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 30 tons of ballast, 10 half basket of champain [champagne?], five cags [illegible], ship stores, 1 barrel of flower, 1 barrel of bread, 1/2 barrel of beef.
Jun. 3 -- Sch. DevenportWarren Davis, master.  Tonage 114 36/95.  From Antiger bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo ten puncheons of molasses, 4 cags [illegible] 40 pines, 15 tons of ballast and small stores.
Jun. 9 -- Sch. PacificJames Farrow, master.  Tonage 80 18/95.  From Nevis and St. Kitts bound to Washington.  Cargo 46 puncheons of molasses, small ship stores, 1 bbl beef, 1/2 barrel pork, 1/2 barrel bread.
Jun. 10 -- Sch. Harriet Ryan William Hixton, master.  Tonage 106 35/95.  From Barbados bount to Edenton.  Cargo 20 tons ballast, one bundle of letters.
Jun. 10 -- Sch. Sally Smith - Daniel Hayman, master.  106 45/95 tons.  From Barbados bound to Edenton.  Cargo 4 bbl sugar, 1 puncheon molasses, 30 tons ballast, 250 cokernuts, ship stores, 7 pounds of jelly.
Jun. 12 -- Sch. Mary LouiseB.F. Gautier, master.  Tonage 144.  21 puncheons molasses, 4 bbl sugar, stores, 1 bbl beef, 1 bbl bread, 1 bbl pork, 1 bbl sugar, coffee and tea.  From Barbados to Washington.
Jun. 10 -- Sch.  Lydia & Martha John W. Patteredge, master.  Tonage 11.  From Barbados bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 30 puncheons of molasses, 3 bbl sugar, 14 cags of Tammons, a col [Colonial?] Bank bill $1310.42, stores, 1/2 bbl flower, 1/2 bbl pork, 1/2 bbl. beef, box of fish, coffee, tea and other small stores.
Jun. 14 -- Sch. Southern StarW.T. Dough, master.  Tonage 105 89/95.  From Barbados & Rum Cey [Key?] bound to Plymouth.  Cargo 50 puncheons molasses, 20 barrels of sugar, 1744 bushels of salt, 2 puncheons of molasses.
Jun. 15 -- Sch. CrinolineJames Craddic, master.  Tonage 94 11/95.  From St. Kitts to Edenton.  Cargo 12 puncheons of molasses, ballast 40 tons, stores, 1 bbl pork, 1/2 bbl beef, 1/2 bbl bread, 1/2 bbl flower, 1 case Jin, 2 demajohns Jin, 1 cag of tammons, 2 barrels of sugar.
Jun. 16 -- Sch. Hugh W. FryE.I. Marshall, master.  Tonage 132.  From Mantan Island Cuba to Baltimore.  Cargo 166 boxes precipitate copper, 133 1/2 tons copper ore, ship stores.
[Later entry at bottom of page:]  December 19th 1870.  I caught 119 talors [a "talor" is a bluefish] on the same day as the steamer Birbank [Fairbanks] came in at Hatteras Inlet and Burned.]
Jul. 16 -- Sch.  I.F. DevenportWarren Davis, master.  Tonage 114 36/95.  From St Vinces [St. Vincent?] bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 20 puncheons of molasses, 20 pounds of nutmegs, 12 tons of ballas.
Aug. 7 -- Sch. Marinah H.  John Dough, master.  Tonage 90.  From Barbados bound to Washington.  Cargo 26 puncheons of molasses, 9 barrels of sugar, 2 puncheons of rum, shop stores, 1bbl sugar, 1 bbl of flower, 1/2 bbl beef, 1/2 bbl of pork, small stores.
Aug. 16 -- Sch. Harriet Ryan William Nixton, master.  Tonage 91.  From St. Kitts to Edenton.  Cargo 20 tons of ballast, 10 puncheons of molasses, 1 bundle of letters, 200 dollars in gold.
Aug. 16 -- Sch. Lydia & Martha James Patteredge, master.  Tonage 111 77/95.  From [blank] to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 30 tons of ballast, 500 oranges, a colonial bill for $1410.60, 2 letters.
Sep. 5 -- Sch. DevenportWarren Davis, master.  Tonage.  114 36/95.  From St Vincen bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 24 tons of stone ballast, small ship stores.
Sept. 7 -- Sch. ResolutionWilliam Gales, master.  Tonage 62.  From Turk's Island to Plymouth.  Cargo 7 hogsheads of molasses, 1744 bushels of salt, 1 bbl of molasses, ship stores, 10 gallons of rum.
 

Quarter, commencing October 1, 1860

Oct. 5 -- Sch. Wm. T. Henden Charles Layton, master.  Tonage 72.  From Long Cay to Richmond, Virginia.  Cargo fifty to fifty-five tons of guano.
Oct. 15 -- Sch. George HenryC.G. Fields, master.  Tonage 111 90/95.  From St. Martins bound to Newburn.  Cargo 3289 bushels of salt, 2000 oranges, 6 cags tammons, 1 demajohn bitters.
Oct. 19 -- Sch PlanterJames Hobs, master.  From Turk's Island to Plymouth.  Tonage 97 59/95.  Cargo 2560 bushels of salt, 3 barrels of sugar, 730 lbs, 1 puncheon molasses, 110 gallons.
Oct. 20 -- Sch. BaltimoreJ.W. Cox, master.  Tonage 59.  From St. Martins bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 204 barrels of salt, small stores.
Oct. 23 -- Sch. Harriet RianWm. Noxton, master.  Tonage 91.  From Nevis to Edenton.  Cargo 11 puncheons of molasses, 20 tons of ballast, 1 bundle of letters, $500 in gold.
Oct. 31 -- Sch. Lydia & MarthaWm. H. Patteredge, master.  Tonage 111 77/95.  From St. Martins bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 2535 bushels of salt, $480, 5 letters, ship stores.
Nov. 21 -- Sch. IsabellG.W. Wallace, master.  Tonage 86 33/95.  From St. Martins bound to Newburn.  Cargo 2250 bushels of salt, 1250 dollars in gold.
Nov 27 -- Sch. L.T. JohnsonThomas C. Wallace, master.  Tonage 140.  From St. Martins bound to Newburn.  Cargo 1800 bushels of salt, 1000 coconuts, 500 pineapples, 300 oranges, ship stores, 15 gallons of rum.
Dec. 21 -- Sch. M.C. EtheredgeG.W. Price, master.  Tonage 144 67/95.  From Point Peter Guadalupe bound to Plymouth.  Ballast and ship stores.
Dec. 21 -- Sch. San JuanV.A. Knite, master.  Tonage 105.  From Trinidad bound to Elizabeth City.  Ballast & ship stores.
Dec. 30 -- Sch. Lydia & MarthaW.H. Petteredge, master.  Tonage 111.  From Domico bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 40 tons ballast, Colonial Bank bill $2291.25, 156 letters.

Whole number of vessel borded in 1860 - 43.

 

Quarter, commencing Jan. 1, 1861

Jan. 8 -- Sch. Harriet RianWm. Norton, master.  91 tons bound from St. Wincen to Plymouth.  30 tons of ballast and 500 dollars in gold.
Jan. 14 -- Sch. Five BoysWm. Jones, master.  Come while we was at Portsmouth.
Jan. 16 -- Sch. IsabelleGeorge Wallace, master.  Was not spoke on account of it being foggy.
Jan. 27 -- Sch. PlanterJames Hobbs, master.  Tonage 97 59/95 from Salt Key, Turk's Island bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 2596 bushels salt, 1 puncheon of molasses, 1 barrel of sugar, 1 cag of Tammons.
Jan. 28 -- Sch. DebroJames Simmons, master.  Tonage 114 40/95.  From Turk Island bound to Plymouth.  2555 bushels of salt.
Jan. 28 -- Sch BaltimoreJames Cox, master.  Tonage 59.  From St. Pierre, Maetinik bound to Elizabeth City.  59 tons of ballast & small stores.
Jan. 28 -- Sch. RioJ.S. Day, master.  Tonage 87.  From Rum Key bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 2110 bushels of salt and small ship stores.
Jan. 28 -- Sch. OnpeakE.C. Davis, master.  Tonage 67 59/95 tons.  From Anquiller to Elizabeth City.  1500 bushels of salt, ship stores, 20 pounds of coffee, 20 pounds of sugar.
Feb. 10 -- Sch. San JuanWarren Davis, master.  105 62/95 tons.  From Anquiller bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 2457 bushels of salt.
Feb, 25 -- Sch. Mary LouiseB.G. [illegible], master.  Tonage 144.  Cargo 16 puncheons of molasses, some ballast.  From St. Kitts bound to Washington.
Feb. 25 --Sch. CatherineJ.W. Latham, master.  Tonage 99.  From Antiger, St. Martins bound to Newburn.  Cargo 11 demajohns of rum, 1100 oranges, 443 barrels of salt, 5 HHD molases.
Mar. 1 -- Sch. George HenryJames Fields, master.  Tonage 112.  From St. Martins bound to New burn.  Cargo 656 barrel of salt, 1 cask of molasses, ship stores beef, pork, fish, 2 cags Tammons.
Mar. 17 -- Sch. Charles Mecleese [McClees?].  Daniel Irland, master.  Tonage 113.  From Denanah [?] bound to New Burn.  Cargo 44 hogsheads molasses, 3 hogsheads of sugar, 44 barrels of sugar and small stores, 7 barrel of mullets.
Mar. 29 -- Sch. San JuanW. Davis, master.  Tonage 105.  From Barbados bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo 15 puncheons of molasses, 5 barrels of sugar, 1000 oranges, 1 cag of tammons, 4 bunches of menanners [bananas], 1 barrel of sugar, 1 barrel of pork, 1 barrel of beef and other small stores.
Mar. 29 -- Sch. BaltimoreJ.W. Cox, master.  Tonage 59.  From Gordilupe bound to Elizabeth City.  20 tons ballast and small stores.
 

Quarter, commencing April 1, 1861

Apr. 3 -- Sch. RioJosephus Davis, master.  87 90/95 tonage.  From St. Thomas bound to Elizabeth City.  Cargo ship stores.

Record ends here

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