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Books Books 1 - 9 of about 9 related to The Captain's Best Mate: The Journal of Mary Chipman Lawrence on the Whaler ....   

Oil and Ice: A Story of Arctic Disaster and the Rise and Fall of America's ...

Peter Nichols - History - 2010 - 304 pages
"Peter Nichols has crafted a terrifyingly relevant historical narrative...A terrific read." -Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In The Heart of the Sea In 1871, America's last ...
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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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"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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Rough Medicine: Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail

Joan Druett - History - 2001 - 270 pages
Using diaries, journals, and correspondences, Druett recounts the daily grind surgeons on nineteenth-century whaling ships faced: the rudimentary tools they used, the ...
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The Whalemen

Edouard A. Stackpole - History - 2016 - 175 pages
No other enterprise in America's history ever approached whaling for adventure. Here, award-winning historian Edouard A. Stackpole describes the early Colonial days when boat ...
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Mutiny on the Globe: The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock

Thomas Farel Heffernan - Transportation - 2002 - 304 pages
A bloody mutiny on a whaling journey, followed by an incredible tale of survival on land and sea. Samuel Comstock knew he was born to do some great thing, but his only legacy ...
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