A Day in the Life of a Colonial Sea Captain

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Captain Charles Burke would say that some men are made for the sea. An important part of colonial life, whale hunting provided for many of the necessities of the colonial age. Fortunes could be made and lives could be lost at sea. In this book, Burke and his men struggle against the elements to return to porttheir hunt a success.
 

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Contents

Captain Burke
Born a Saior
On the Lookout
Dangers at
Sperm Whales and Right Whales
There She Blows
Setting
The Chase
A Whale Is Captured
The Struggle Ends
Glossary
Index Web Sites
Copyright

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