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The Yankee Whaler

Clifford Ashley - Transportation - 2014 - 320 pages
One of the finest, most colorful and definitive studies of whaling ever published. Describes whaling trade, rigging, gear and handicrafts; construction and outfitting of ships ...
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Whale Ships and Whaling: A Pictorial History

George Francis Dow - Transportation - 2013 - 256 pages
This comprehensive pictorial survey of whale ships of all periods presents over 200 vintage engravings, drawings, and photographs of barks, brigs, cutters, and other vessels ...
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Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America

Eric Jay Dolin - History - 2008 - 512 pages
A Los Angeles Times Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 A Boston Globe Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 Editors pick as one of the 10 best history books of 2007 Winner of the ...
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"The Voyage of the F.H. Moore" and Other 19th Century Whaling Accounts

Samuel Grant Williams, J. Ross Browne, Charles H. Robbins, Francis Allyn Olmsted - History - 2014 - 216 pages
In 1873, 21-year-old Sam Williams embarked on a whaling journey on the two-masted F.H. Moore--he steered one of the boats and threw the harpoon. He kept a personal log and ...
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The Lost Fleet: A Yankee Whaler's Struggle Against the Confederate Navy and ...

Marc Songini - History - 2013 - 448 pages
It's the mid-19th century and the American whaling fleet, the wonder and envy of the maritime nations of the world, is struck by one hammer blow after another. Yankee whalers ...
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A History of American Privateers

Edgar Stanton Maclay - History - 2004 - 408 pages
Fully printable, fully searchable. Illustrated.
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Adventures at Sea in the Great Age of Sail: Five Firsthand Narratives

Elliot Snow - History - 2011 - 353 pages
Firsthand accounts of thrilling adventures on the high seas of surviving on an uninhabited island, of narrowly escaping capture in the Pacific Islands where Capt. James Cook ...
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