A. L. Putnam

1866. This was the vessel that rescued the figurehead that adorns the Figurehead House at 476 Commercial Street. That story is related by Josef Berger — writing pseudonymously as Jeremiah Digges — in Cape Cod Pilot (1937), pages 259-260. 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.

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