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American Whaling on the Chatham Grounds

Rhys Richards

American Whaling on the Chatham Grounds

by Rhys Richards

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Published by Nantucket Historical Assn .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11626972M
ISBN 100960734031
ISBN 109780960734030

  Later, these trips would extend over many years, bringing home an average of 1, barrels of whale oil and thousands of pounds of whalebone in the s. New Bedford and Nantucket were the founding towns for the whaling industry, but little known are the other Massachusetts towns that sent out whalers, built the ships, and outfitted them. A whaling ship heads north from Hull, some 19th century corporate skulduggery in the wings. Avarice takes hold, icebergs threaten, humans turn more savage than polar bears. I so wanted the Man Booker prize to give it their gong and label this a modern classic I placed a fiver on the outcome. I lost, but in finding the book I won big s: K.

With over , items in our archives, HistoryForSale is the world's largest dealer of authentic hand-signed autographs and collectibles. From autographed celebrity photographs and rare historical manuscripts to unique music and sports signed memorabilia, we have it g: Chatham Grounds.   But the man crew found the waters off South America nearly fished out, so they decided to sail for distant whaling grounds in the South Pacific, far from any shores.

– Usual course of whalemen, ) – Opening of the Saint Lawrence and Belle Isle whaling-ground, and its monopoly, – Petition of American oil merchants against unjust discriminations, with statement of fishery, – (Note. – Names of 75 Nantucket whaling captains in , ). The history of the American whaling industry from its 17th-century origins in drift-and-shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and.


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American Whaling on the Chatham Grounds by Rhys Richards Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. American whaling on the Chathams Grounds: viewed from an Antipodean perspective. [Rhys Richards; Nantucket Historical Association.].

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Maps on lining papers. Spine title: Whaling & sealing at the Chatham Islands. Description. Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history.

Inthe whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny Cited by:   Title: Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands / by Rhys Richards.

Publication: Canberra: Roebuck Society, Call Number: Pam BI Author: Richards, Rhys. Title: American whaling on the Chatham grounds: viewed from an Antipodean perspective / by Rhys Richards.

Publication: Nantucket: Nantucket Historical Association,Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands / by Rhys Richards Roebuck Book Canberra, A.C.T Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further.

This database documents whaling voyages from ports in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick from through Several sources of information were consulted for these British North American whaling voyages, but the details of these voyages are largely the work of Andrea Kirkpatrick, compiled for her forthcoming book on this fishery.

Books contributed by New Bedford Whaling Museum. Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific Ocean; 4 June June ; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel ); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by A.

Stewart, on voyage 4 June to 11 June to the Pacific Ocean whaling grounds; Owner-agent: George Howland; Built at New. The New Zealander 30 May pg 2. American barque, "Noble" - encountered the late severe gales on the whaling grounds, off the north-eastern coast, and suffered the loss of her main and foremasts.

She entered the Gulf of Houraki [sic], by Cape Colville, on Wednesday, and came through the Wairoa passage, to the southward of Waiheki, into Waitemata, yesterday morning, soon after daylight, and.

The US whaling industry grew by a factor of fourteen between and Still New Bedford swallowed half of America's whaling output by mid-century. Demand for Missing: Chatham Grounds. The Chatham Islands (/ ˈ tʃ æ t ə m / CHAT-əm), a New Zealand territory, form an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean about kilometres ( mi) east of the South archipelago consists of about ten islands within an approximate kilometre (37 mi) radius, the largest of which are Chatham Island and Pitt include New Zealand's easternmost point, the Forty-Fours.

Commercial whaling in the United States dates to the 17th century in New industry peaked in –, and New Bedford, Massachusetts, sent out its last whaler, the John R.

Mantra, in The Whaling industry was engaged with the production of three different raw materials: whale oil, spermaceti oil, and oil was the result of "trying-out" whale blubber by heating. An English sailor, having just served on George Weymouth's exploratory voyage to the territory that would become Maine, publishes an account of a Native American whale hunt.

The Pilgrims, arriving. This logbook chronicles the Virginia’s voyage through the Pacific whaling grounds. The December 16 entry tells the story of two whales that were caught and processed. The December 16 entry tells the story of two whales that were caught and g: Chatham Grounds.

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avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read 5/5(1). Townsend’s right whale chart around southern South America. Part of Townsend’s whale chart showing the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean coastlines of South America south of 30°S, between 55°W and 90°W, and the locations of observations (catches) of right whales, with colors indicating months as shown in the g: Chatham Grounds.

Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif.,mastered by John A. Cook, on voyage from 20 Dec. to 10 Nov. to the Arctic Ocean whaling grounds; owner-agent: William Lewis; built at Bath, Me., Topics: Marine accidents, Punishment, Rescues, Seafaring life, Whalers (Persons), Whalers (Persons.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Chatham Grounds. Whaling in the United States hit its peak in the mids. New technologies, including gun-loaded harpoons and steamships, made whalers around the world more efficient. The American whaling fleet, based on the East Coast, operated hundreds of ships in Missing: Chatham Grounds.

A fine pair of New Bedford Whaling bookends: Inventory ID A pair of American spread wing eagle bookends on a marble base: Inventory ID A pair of vintage Spaniel bookends by Jennings Brothers circa Inventory ID A nice pair of vintage American eagle bookends: Inventory ID   The Golden Age of American whaling extended into the s, and what brought its demise was the invention of the oil well.

With oil extracted from the ground being refined into kerosene for lamps, the demand for whale oil g: Chatham Grounds.

Into The South Seas: The Southern Whale Fishery Comes Of Age On The Brazil Banks, To A Review Of The Whaling Activities Of American, British, French, Spanish And Portuguese Whalemen Off Brazil And Patagonia Before by. Davis was a negro and former American slave who had worked on the American whaling ships that often operated in the South Pacific ocean.

the islands of New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands, during his voyages. At some stage during his visits to the whaling grounds he formed a relationship with a native Chatham Moriori woman, Kurapa. Moby-Dick is one of the most widely regarded tales from the American literary pantheon.

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