Whaler

A Ship of four hundred tons, intended for the Whale Fishery in the South sea, has been launched at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; she is called the Pacific, and is said to be a very fine and substantial vessel, and well adapted for the trade she is intended for.

The Mercury, Dec 12, 1826. https://books.google.com/books?id=eW05AAAAIBAJ&pg=PA3&dq=dartmouth,+nova+scotia&article_id=2274,901252&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjX_vWG0oOGAxUfFxAIHe6GARYQ6AF6BAgEEAI#v=onepage&q=dartmouth%2C%20nova%20scotia&f=false