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Books Books 21 - 23 of about 23 related to History of the American Whale Fishery from its Earliest Inception to the ....   

How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves

William H. G. Kingston - History - 2010 - 424 pages
Contains an overview of British naval history from ancient times up to 1900.
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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale

Thomas Nickerson, Owen Chase - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 256 pages
The gripping first-hand narrative of the whaling ship disaster that inspired Melville’s Moby-Dick and informed Nathaniel Philbrick’s monumental history, In the Heart of the Sea ...
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Adventures at Sea in the Great Age of Sail: Five Firsthand Narratives

Elliot Snow - Transportation - 1925 - 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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