Westport ship owners numbered over 18 individuals including Andrew Hicks, Henry Wilcox, Thomas Mayhew
, Alexander Cory, Henry Smith and C. A. Church
Owner: Thomas Mayhew
Thomas Mayhew was the principal owner of the Catherwood and Thomas Winslow in the 1840's.
Thomas Mayhew, a ship's agent for many Westport whalers, built what is now known as "Lees Wharf" in the early 1800's and extended it in the 1830's.
and Wm A. Hammon and â€" is going in the hound with Capt Sowl and Joseph Pery William Sowle is going out of bedford with benjamin Gifford.
Over 140 individuals sailed as master on Westport whalers, among them men by the name of Tripp, Mayhew
, Davis, Hicks, Howland, Manchester and Sowle.