Whaling masters



Publisher: Borgo Press, Publisher: Sidewinder Press in San Bernardino, CA, Glendale, CA

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Reprint. Originally published: New Bedford, Mass. : Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1938. (American guide series)

Statementcompiled and written by the Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration of Massachusetts.
SeriesStokvis studies in historical chronology and thought,, no. 8, Stokvis studies in historical chronology & thought ;, no. 8., American guide series.
ContributionsFederal Writers" Project of the Works Progress Administration of Massachusetts.
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LC ClassificationsSH383.2 .W496 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2372838M
ISBN 100893709336, 089370833X
LC Control Number87000872

Gloucester, MA: Ten Pound Book Co, One of copies issued, tight and clean, over pages, supplements nicely and acceeds the WPA book from the depression, "Whaling Masters." Detailed notes and source material both published and unpublished are listed at the end. Heavy volume, extra postage for international shipments will apply.. Limited. Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports. A Compilation of Sources. New Bedford Whaling Museum, Kendall Whaling Museum, Ten Pound Island Book Co Auburn colored cloth hardcover with gold lettering. Quarto pp. Our Whaling Pasts. Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, said it best when he said: “to produce a mighty book you must choose a mighty theme.” There’s no doubt that the history of American whaling is a significant part of our national maritime heritage, for it is a topic that encompasses historic voyages and seafaring traditions set on a global stage. about the whaling families in the Alden Road area. In future Book 2 & 3, there will be information about other whaling families in East Fairhaven. Sources for Whaling History: History of the American Whale Fishery by Alexander Starbuck Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages SailingfromAmerican Ports By Judith Navas Lund.

John Parker (–) was an English whaling master and, according to the census form completed when he was master of the whaleship Lady Seale, was born at Grimsby, was based at Hull for most of his life, and was one of the most successful and intrepid Arctic whalers to sail from that port in the 19th century. The products of the whaling trade such as oil and whalebone. “From New Bedford, the greatest whaling port of all, ships went anywhere if there was a chance of making a profit out of the whale”. In , two years before the publication of Melville's Moby Dick, New Bedford was the most important whaling port in the world, carrying the fourth highest tonnage capacity in the United States. American Offshore Whaling Voyages. This version of this database (Lund, Judith N., Elizabeth A. Josephson, Randall R. Reeves and Tim D. Smith. “American Offshore Whaling Voyages: a database.”) is available here at corresponds to the content of the printed book: American Offshore Whaling Voyages: to , New Bedford Whaling Museum, Nantucket and Whaling. For more than a century, between and , the headquarters of the global oil business was a small island named Nantucket, twenty-four miles off the coast of Southern.

In the first years, everybody had Basque whaling masters on board to learn how to hunt the large marine mammals. Soon, a number of shore stations was established. These were needed to process the whale and to boil the blubber (fat) down into oil. Lund, Judith N. Whaling masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing From American Ports: A Compilation of Sources. New York: Ten Pound Book Co, Mandell, Daniel R. Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, (The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science).   Meanwhile, “Under Sun, Stars and Sails: A Whaling Family's Life at Sea,” by Marsha Hall Brown is a beautifully bound, 8-byinch glossy-paged book — filled with some 80 archival images.

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Whaling masters. New Bedford, Mass., Published by the Old Dartmouth historical society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Massachusetts.

OCLC Number: Notes: On cover: Whaling masters voyages, Description. Whaling Letters can be purchased through the DWM "Gift Shop." Inthe Descendants of Whaling Masters published a volume of previously uncollected correspondence of the whaling era entitled "My Dear Husband." The book was compiled and edited by DWM member and UMASS Dartmouth professor Genevieve Darden.

Descendants of Whaling Masters, Inc., was founded in at the instigation of Mrs. Dorothy Howland of New Bedford, widow of whaling-tales author Chester Scott Howland.

The best-selling writer's father was Captain George Lyman Howland of the New Bedford whaler Canton, and his elder brother was James Lyman Howland, whose daughter Ellen became the Descendants' first chairman.

Working with archival records at whaling museums, in libraries, from private archives and interviews with people whose ancestors were whaling masters, Finley culls stories from the lives of over 50 black whaling captains to create a portrait of what life was like for these leaders of color on the high : Skip Finley.

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Annual participation (ports, vessels and masters) and productivity (catches, species, hunting grounds and produce) statistics were pieced together from government papers and reports, public and private petitions, whaling company statistics, port records, pamphlets, journals, diaries, letters, log-books, merchant letter-books, charters and co.

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After examining the special collections on Architecture, Children’s Books, Civil War and Slavery, Irish Culture, Printing and Whaling, he said, ‘You have some of the finest collections, but they are among the least. Whaling master definition is - a captain of a whaling vessel.

Whaling presented a tantalizing alternative to mainland life. Working with archival records at whaling museums, in libraries, from private archives and interviews with people whose ancestors were whaling masters, Finley culls stories from the lives of over 50 black whaling captains to create a portrait of what life was like for these leaders of.

Judith Navas Lund, Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports, New Bedford Whaling Museum (). Bookplate; owner signature.

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Descendants of Whaling Masters, Inc., is an association whose membership consists of over members throughout the United States and the world who treasure their whaling history connections. The purpose of the organization is to perpetuate the history and tradition of the whaling era. The whaling industry is a slice of Americana that will go unrecognized unless organizations such as the.

Whale Ships and Whaling book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Well illustrated history. All illustrations are b/w/5. 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 York.

For Philip I voyages, see Judith Navas Lund, Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports: A Compilation of Sources (Gloucester, MA: Ten Pound Book Company, ), Todd, In Olde New York, Starbuck, History of the American Whale Fishery, gives ship agents’ names. Todd, In Olde New York, American Whalers started to hunt Whales in the Waters between Hawaii and Samoa in the Early 's, with the first documented stop of an American Whaler in Samoa being the Maro (Captain Richard Macy) of Nantucket, in This historically Important letter from the early years of American whaling in the South Pacific details those activities.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. Whaling masters Compiled and written by the Federal writers' Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Massachusetts. View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.Whaling was always first and foremost a cold-blooded business venture, despite the romantic image of adventure and survival against the odds.

Profit was the driving force behind the whaling industry; when whale hunting made money, the number of whaling vessels increased; when the inward flow of money decreased, the industry faded.Master Mariners, Whaling Wives, and Tradesmen of the Whaling Era A Self-Guided Tour from the Whaling Museum to the Civil War Monument NPT’s house-marker program provides the passerby with information about past Nantucketers and their houses.

Betsy Tyler, historian and local author, chooses a handful of the houses with NPT markers.