William A. Grozier

1866. Noted in “List of Provincetown Whalers,” an appendix to The Provincetown Book (Tolman Print, 1922), by Nancy W. Paine Smith, available on Google Books. Noted in Wooden Ships and Iron Men (Heritage Museum, 1994), by Reginald W. Cabral and James Theriault, available as a PDF file from the Provincetown History Preservation Project. It ended its days as a Brava packet and was “battered to pieces in mid-Atlantic” in July 1913, said Josef Berger ā€” writing pseudonymously as Jeremiah Digges ā€” in his 1941 book, In Great Waters: The Story of the Portuguese Fishermen, page 264. All hands were saved. As of 1886, she had a net tonnage of 111; with two boats and 16 men.

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