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A five years" whaling voyage, 1848-1853

J. C. Mullett

A five years" whaling voyage, 1848-1853

by J. C. Mullett

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Published by Ye Galleon Press in Fairfield, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whaling.,
  • Seafaring life.,
  • Voyages and travels.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. C. Mullett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG545 .M94 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4551052M
    ISBN 100877701822
    LC Control Number77020268
    OCLC/WorldCa3380090

    Narrative of a whaling voyage round the globe, from the year to Comprising sketches of Polynesia, California, the Indian Archipelago, etc. with an account of southern whales, the sperm whale fishery, and the natural history of the climates visited. (London, R. Bentley, ), by Frederick Debell Bennett (page images at HathiTrust).   The bowhead whale has a massive bow-shaped skull that is over feet (5 m) long and about % of their total body length. This large skull allows the .

      The voyage began in the spring when the Charles W. Morgan sailed for the first time in nearly a century. The ship was first launched in July , and sailed on 37 whaling voyages over 80 years. She last sailed on a whaling trip in After her restoration, Mystic Seaport took the bold step of having the ship sail again.   About to embark on what she knew might be a three-year whaling voyage, her destination was the Florida, anchored five miles downstream the Acushnet River — an estuary that pulled double duty as New Bedford's harbor. : St. Martin's Press.

    Jared was indeed a Native American whaleman, one of many hundreds of native men whose voyages on nineteenth-century American whaleships took them around the world. in his journal, he diligently recorded the events of the day for over five years beginning with his second whaling voyage, aboard the Amethyst from to , and continuing while. Heading: (Whaling Journal + Account book for the voyage)Author: Title: Manuscript Journal and log book for the ship Congaree out of New Bedford, commanded by Aaron C. Cushman, plus the manuscript account book for the voyagePlace Published: At sea and in portPublisher:Date Published: Description: Journal is approx. leaves including 3 leaves of accounts, plus a number of blank .


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A five years" whaling voyage, 1848-1853 by J. C. Mullett Download PDF EPUB FB2

A five years' whaling voyage, [J C Mullett] -- An account of voyages in the sailing ships "George and Susan", "Champion", "Empire", and the clipper "Flying Cloud." Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

In the summer ofyoung Enoch Cloud left his Ohio home to sign up for a whaling voyage on the Henry Kneeland out of New Bedford, Mass. For 32 months, he kept a journal, recording life aboard ship/5(2). The title of the book and the liner notes hint that the primary focus of the book is the ill-fated whaling journey that stranded the whalers north of Alaska.

In reality, the book only deals with this event in an almost cursory way. The stranded ships are dealt with in small doses throughout the book and in a summary way at the very end of the book/5(42). Five Years' Whaling Voyage, / J.

Mullett / Sixty Years on the Frontier in the Pacific Northwest / Andrew Dominique Pambrun / Fields and Pine Trees / Opal Lambert Ross / A Augustine Laure, S.

J., Missionary to the Yakimas / Victor Garrand / American Offshore Whaling: Voyages. The American Offshore Whaling Voyage (AOWV) database includes information about all known American offshore (or “pelagic”) whaling voyages from the s to the s, it does not include the modern factory ship voyages of the midth century.

Information is most complete for the 19th century. Nineteenth-Century Whaler Takes Twenty-First Century Voyage. The These whaleships were at sea for three to five years at a time, and they returned laden with baleen—the plastic of its day—and the oil that fueled household lamps and then the Industrial Revolution.

a young girl on a whaling voyage. Books shelved as whaling: Moby-Dick or, the Whale by Herman Melville, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick. Charles Darwin’s five-year voyage in the early s on H.M.S. Beagle has become legendary, as insights gained by the bright young scientist on his trip to exotic places greatly influenced his masterwork, the book "On the Origin of Species.".

Along with this list, that gives you of the best historical fiction books to work through (#sorrynotsorry to your TBR pile). Each book in the following list notes the setting and time period. This is a general approximation, only usually giving the first setting and time period from a book as many of these span multiple generations and : Nikki Vanry.

By the 18th century whaling in Nantucket had become a highly lucrative deep-sea industry, with voyages extending for years at a time and traveling as far as South Pacific waters.

During the American Revolution, the British navy targeted American whaling ships as legitimate prizes. Five Years Whaling Voyage, J. Mullett: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books.

Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Author: J. Mullett. (These Atlantic whaling voyages were typically much shorter than the four or five year Pacific voyages.) This voyage is recorded in its entirety. Both trips met with some success, returning a total of barrels of sperm oil.

The third voyage recorded by Captain Loring. Historians have paid scant attention to the five years that span from the conclusion early in of Mexico’s disastrous conflict with the United States to the. Mexico, book. Los Años Olvidados. Mexico, DOI link for Mexico, Mexico, : Pedro Santoni, Will Fowler.

French Whaling Voyages This data for French whaling comes primarily from digitization of Thierry DuPasquier’s tables from his two books documenting that country’s whaling trade.

The data was confirmed and augmented by the generous contributions of Peter Tremewan who shared his translations of French maritime documents from the Archives.

We're launching into our blog feature on American whaling during the 19th Century. (Catch the introduction here, if you missed it!) And it seems the best place to begin is at the beginning of a voyage. Whale hunting was an industry - a business.

A delightful collection of tales and poems from whaling journals, with background and editorial commentary. (Kendall Whaling Museum, ) J. Mullett. A Five Years’ Whaling Voyage Accessible tale of a Pacific voyage, illustrated with modern drawings. (Ye Galleon Press, ) Charles Newhall.

The Adventures of Jack, or a Life on. A whaling vessel could have between three and five whale boats: the bow boat, waist boat, larboard boat, starboard boat and sometimes a starboard bow boat.

Each boat was staffed by six men; five would row the boat and the sixth, the boat-header, would steer. He would also be responsible for killing the whale after the boat-steerer harpooned it. IF EVER I RETURN AGAIN In a twelve year old named Celina Snow leaves her little brother and her comfortable life in a small New England village to join her father, a sea captain and her mother on a whaling voyage that could last up to 5 years.

She describes the daily on board a whaling ship, a stay on the beautiful sandwich Islands/5. [Reviews the writings of three surgeons aboard British whaling vessels in the Pacific] BOWERS, William, Lieutenant, R.N, Naval adventures during thirty-five years service, London [Chapter 4 describes the sperm whale fishery and a whaling cruise in the Pacific by the English whaler Tom, ].

The American Offshore Whaling Voyage (AOWV) database includes information from about all known American offshore (or “pelagic”) whaling voyages from the s to the s, but not including the modern factory ship voyages of the mid 20th century. Information is most complete for the 19th century. Tap or click on a column heading to sort by that column.

Use the search boxes at the bottom of each column to locate a particular voyage. Tap or click on a voyage to view full display. For complete information about this database, including credits and permissions, visit American Offshore Whaling Voyages: A Database.American Offshore Whaling Voyages: A Database The American Offshore Whaling Voyage (AOWV) database includes information from about all known American offshore (or “pelagic”) whaling voyages from the s to the s, but not including the modern factory ship voyages of the mid 20th century.Public records of exports of these three raw materials from the United States date back toand products of New England whaling represented a major portion of the American GDP for nearly years.