Final voyagea story of Arctic disaster and one fateful whaling season
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Whaling -- Arctic regions -- History -- 19th century, Marine accidents -- Arctic regions -- History -- 19th century, Whaling -- Economic aspects -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- History -- 19th century, Seafaring life -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- History -- 19th century, New Bedford (Mass.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century, New Bedford (Mass.) -- Biog
|LC Classifications||SH383.2 .N53 2009|
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|LC Control Number||2009023057|
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Final Voyage is a good book for what it is, but it did not turn out to be at all what I had expected or wanted. I ordered this book because the product description led me to think that it would be an incredible story of personal challenge, sacrifice, and survival in the Arctic/5. Final Voyage is in part about the collapse of the world's first oil industry - the whale oil business - and the fall from staggering wealth of the Howland brothers, Matthew and George Jr, of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
For much of the 19th Final voyage book, New Bedford was the Houston of the oil world, and the Howlands were its pre-eminent whaleship /5(42). In his book about the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, titled COLUMBIA: FINAL VOYAGE, Philip Chien compiles a book intended to be a tribute to the astronauts and the science of STS If you're looking for a general human interest story and an exhaustive description of many of STS's 87 science payloads, this will be a bonanza for you/5(8).
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About the Author(s) Michael C. Neitzel is an author, filmmaker, and avid sailor with a lifelong love of local and maritime history. Nichols (A Voyage for Madmen,etc.) Final voyage book a somewhat scattershot but engaging narrative around the waning days of America’s whaling industry and its crash in the Artic by The author traces the spectacular rise and fall of the Massachusetts whaling industry through the success and failure of several entrepreneurial families and merchants, particularly Quaker communities in.
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Only a small portion of this book concerns the so called "Final Voyage", and, as Peter Nichols, tells it, there were other voyages after the so called final one. Instead it is (a) a history of the whaling industry, (b)the saga of the Quakers of New Bedford, in particular the Howland family (c) the effects of Whaling on the Eskimos and their 5/5(5).
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This is a story of a.Book Reviews; Final Voyage A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season, Peter Nichols, Putnam. Jason Zasky In the early summer ofa fleet of 40 whaling vessels carrying 1, men, women and children, ventured into the Arctic in pursuit of bowhead whales.
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