Whalemen and Whaleships of Maine

A Publication of the Marine Research Society of Bath, Maine
  • 71 Pages
  • 3.54 MB
  • English
Tilbury House Pub
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8193891M
ISBN 100884480305
ISBN 139780884480303

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Covers whale ships from Maine ports, Maine men in American Ports. Get this from a library. Whalemen and whaleships of Maine: a publication of the Marine Research Society of Bath, Maine.

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From her reading in more than two hundred diaries and letters, Creighton shows how factors such as gender, religion, and the profit motive produced the whalemen's rich and lively culture.

This is an insightful piece of historical scholarship and Cited by:   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 /5().

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Whalemen and Whaleships of Maine A Publication of the Marine Research Society of Bath, Maine Martin, Kenneth R. Published by Harpswell Press Book, Brunswick, ME (). About this Item: Harpswell Press, Brunswick, Maine, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. A small, 71 page booklet covering Maine's historical involvement in the whaling industry.

The contribution of the whaleships and whalemen from the state of Maine. A combination of an awesome graphic novel and convenient cliff’s notes. Kish takes one sentence from every page of the classic novel and illustrates it with weird and beautiful drawings and paintings, sometimes right over the text.

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A Whaler & Trader in the Arctic to Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., Anchorage, AK pp. (Paperback. A rough and ready reminiscence of Allen's early life in the Artic hunting bowheads from commercial whaling vessels and then. The Two Brothers—a ton, foot-long vessel built in Hallowell, Maine, in —also carried two other Essex survivors, Thomas Nickerson and.

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Hundreds of ships left American ports, hunting the planet’s largest living creatures. Commercial whaling began in the Atlantic, but as whale populations declined, the chase spread to the Pacific and Arctic oceans.

While whalebone and ivory were valuable, a whaler’s main. Michael P. Dyer is the Senior Maritime Historian at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. He recently wrote a book entitled “O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea: Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt.” In the book are a myriad of illustrations created by whalemen in logbooks and journals depicting the hunt and much more.

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Book Description: "I just begin to find out that whaling will never do for me and have determined to leave the ship here if possible." That sentiment, expressed by a foremast hand aboard the ship Caroline inis one shared by many of the whalemen in this fascinating book.

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Good timing was critical. Whaleships reached the Arctic in mid-summer when the ice had melted enough to permit passage and had to sail out in late summer to avoid getting trapped in the ice.

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As for homosexual activity, the best evidence of it on whaleships, apart from Melville’s innuendos, consists of records of its punishment.

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This spot is known to whalemen as the “life” of the whale. When “sounding” to a great depth it is estimated."] just begin to find out that whaling will never do for me and have determined to leave the ship here if possible." That sentiment, expressed by a foremast hand aboard the ship Caroline inis one shared by many of the whalemen in this fascinating book.

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