Indexing sealer's logbooks from Heard Island

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Antarctic Division, Dec 1, 1996 - Reference - 96 pages
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Contents

ABSTRACT
1
THE WHALESHIPS
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LIFE AS AN ELEPHANTER
15
THE DATABASE
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Vessels at Heard Island each season showing period at the Island
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Vessels at Heard Island each season showing rig masters dimensions etc
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Examples referred to in the text
47
Figures
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Whaling schooner about 90 tons
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Whaling bark about 300 tons
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Whaleship Corinthian master Erasmus D Rogers New London
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The anchorage at Whiskey Harbor
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Oil Barrel Point
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The Point and the Landing from Spit Bay 1860
86
Schooners moored in The Bight Heard Island 1860
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The Landing at The Point 185759
90

Sealers map of Heard Island 1858
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Sealers map Heard Island 1887
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Sealers place names at The Point Heard Island 1850s
71
Rigs used by whaleships
72
Shanty of the Catawba and Eliza Jane 185759 voyage
93
Leaning blubber
94
Trying out on board ship
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