3 edition of Arctic whaling found in the catalog.
by Arctic Centre, University of Groningen
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||181|
The presentation started with paintings of Arctic whaleships from the splendid collection of the Hull Maritime Museum, showing whaling ships at work in Arctic ice. This collection is well represented in the book ‘The Hull Whaling Trade’, by Arthur Credland, a former director of the Museum, which is listed in ‘Further reading’ below, and. Buy Steam whaling in the western Arctic by J. R. Bockstoce, William Albert Baker, Charles F. Batchelder, Old Dartmouth Historical Society online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now.
About the Book Scottish Arctic Whaling brings to light a previously little-known but important Scottish industry. The author's extensive use of original sources such as log-books and diaries shows that hundreds of whaling vessels, sailing variously from sixteen east-coast Scottish ports, harvested more t bowhead whales at East Greenland, Davis Strait and Baffin Bay during the. The other was Ross’s wonderful Arctic Whalers, Icy Seas. This super book, subtitled Narratives of the Davis Strait Whale Fishery, took the published stories of 15 whalemen, most of them from British ports, and edited them into a chronological account of Arctic whaling in .
Whales of the Arctic The Arctic is home to 17 different species of whales. Belugas, bowheads, and narwhals are the only whales to inhabit Arctic waters all year round. Others, such as the gray whale and humpback whale, migrate to cool Arctic waters during the summer in search of food sources and to give birth. NOAA archaeologists recently discovered the battered hulls of two s whaling ships nearly years after they and 31 others sank off the Arctic coast of Alaska in one of the planet's most unexplored ocean regions. The shipwrecks, and parts of other ships, that were found are most likely the remains of 33 ships trapped by pack ice close to the Alaskan Arctic shore in September
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This is THE book to read about Yankee bowhead whaling in the western arctic. Bockstoce is not only a great scholar, he when whaling with the Point Hope Native hunters in the s (prior to the Marine Mammal Protection Act), and has sailed and boated through most Arctic whaling book the western Arctic where Yankee whaling took place/5(10).
The collection, which is deposited at the Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), was also the prime source for a series of 17 journal articles () and a Arctic whaling book, “Scottish Arctic Whaling,” Edinburgh: John Donald, (SAW).
The title of the book and the liner notes hint that the primary focus of the book is the ill-fated whaling journey that stranded the whalers north of Alaska.
In reality, the book only deals with this event in an almost cursory way. The stranded ships are dealt with in small doses throughout the book and in a summary way at the very end of the book/5(42).
33 rows The Whaling Disaster of was an incident off the northern Alaskan coast in which a fleet. SCOTTISH ARCTIC WHALING Download Scottish Arctic Whaling ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to SCOTTISH ARCTIC WHALING book pdf for free now.
Scottish Arctic Whaling. Author: Chelsey W. Sanger ISBN: Genre: Whalers (Persons) File Size: MB. Arctic Whaling: A Historic Synopsis Commercial Whaling in the Arctic is reported to have begun in the ’s, as Dutch and English explorers began to fund their expeditions with whale catches.
Initially, whaling thrived just off Spitzberg Island, reaching the shores of the North Pole, an easy hunting ground for English boats streaming out of. This paper lists accounts of whaling voyages to the Arctic from British ports, dating from the early 17th to early 20th centuries, that are available as logbooks, journals or publications for study in British, Canadian or United States public by: 3.
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Arctic whales & whaling. [Bobbie Kalman; Ken Faris] -- Stories, photographs, illustrations and maps on arctic whales and the history of Inuit. Get this from a library. Arctic whales & whaling. [Bobbie Kalman; Ken Faris] -- Photographs and text describe the whales that live in the Arctic regions and the history of whaling.
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Top 10 Arctic novels a book about a murderer on a 19th-century Arctic whaling ship. The story is set in and around Baffin Bay, the stretch of sea and ice.
Book Description: Comer's journal of the expedition gives a valuable and fascinating insight into the arctic whaling industry, the lives of the native people associated with it, and the beginnings of Canadian intervention in the area.
Professor Ross enhances this information with an introduction, epilogue, and notes. Whaling Season gives readers information about the job of an Arctic Whale Scientist. It has a lot of pictures and gives a lot of really detailed information.
Evaluation: I did not really enjoy this book. It had a lot of information, and I do not think a child would want to read this book.
It also has very graphic images of dead whales/5. Scottish Arctic Whaling brings to light a previously little-known but important Scottish industry. The author’s extensive use of original sources such as log-books and diaries shows that hundreds of whaling vessels, sailing variously from sixteen east-coast Scottish ports, Pages: Whaling in the Arctic Details Published: 20 October Large ships transported men to the whaling area, from the ships the men used rowing boats to get to the whales.
The men killed the whale and towed it to the shore where the blubber was rendered and poured into barrels. The barrels were then loaded back to the big ship. But the critical role of the city's whaling fleet and the wealth it generated for Dundee for more than a century is less well known.
Ancestors in the Arctic is a remarkable collection of photographs from the McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum, and tells the story of Dundee whaling and the men who sailed the frozen Arctic seas.
How An Disaster Helped To End America's Whaling Dynasty David Greene talks to Peter Nichols, author Oil and Ice, a book about a fleet of 33 whaling ships trapped in. A landmark in the annals of American photography and polar adventure, William Bradford’s book The Arctic Regions: Illustrated with Photographs Taken on an Art Expedition was first published for subscribers in No more than copies of the leather-bound elephant folio are known to have been printed.
The book has been a prized possession. The western Arctic opened for whaling in It offered an untapped resource for whales, their blubber and bones. Whaling was already a formidable industry, bringing commercially-desirable.
CIP-GEGEVENS Arctic Arctic whaling: proceedings of the international symposium Arctic whaling: february / [ed. by H.K. s' Jacob, K. Snoeijing, R. Vaughan].Author: H.K.
s' Jacob, K Snoeijing.Before Petroleum and Plastics Arctic Whaling. Whalers began hunting whales in the Arctic as far back as the 16th century. By the 18th century, many European ports were sending fleets of whalers to Greenland and the Davis Strait.
In the s a large population of bowhead whales was discovered in the Bering an ships sailed north from ports such as San Francisco, and a new.For over years, Dundee sent ships to the Arctic to hunt the whales.
It was a brutal, dangerous business but one which was vital to the economy of the city. As well as providing baleen or whalebone, the whaling ships brought home skins for the leather industry and oil that was essential for the [ ].