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Whaling industry of New London.

Robert Owen Decker

Whaling industry of New London.

by Robert Owen Decker

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Published by Liberty Cap Books in York, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut,
  • New London
    • Subjects:
    • Whaling -- Connecticut -- New London -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 183-189.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH383.2 .D42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination202 p.
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5305260M
      ISBN 100873870565, 0873870557
      LC Control Number72087999

      The city of New London, located in—and the city seat of—New London County, sits along the Long Island Sound. Incorporated in as one of the first five Connecticut cities, New London was the colony's first official port. Trade with the West Indies and other colonies made it an important commercial hub. In the 19th century, New London was, by volume, the whaling and sealing industry's. A number of New England towns were heavily involved in whaling, particularly Nantucket and New ket began whaling in after recruiting a whaling instructor, Ichabod Paddock. The south side of the island was divided into three and a half mile sections, each with a mast erected to look for the spouts of right whales.

      Logbook page, , , or , kept on board the whaling ship Aeronaut of Mystic, Conn., on a voyage to the South Atlantic whaling grounds. Mystic Seaport HFM 61 The American Offshore Whaling Logbook database, contains records transcribed from whaling log books giving information on the whales seen and captured, and the date and the. The American Whaleman: A Study of Life and Labor in the Whaling Industry (New York et al.: Longmans, Green and Co., ), by Elmo Paul Hohman (page images at HathiTrust) The south sea whaler: a story of the loss of the "Champion" and the adventures of her crew / (London (Paternoster Row) ; New York: T. Nelson and Sons, ), by William.

      CHAPTER XV. NEW LONDON - (Continued). Pages - MISCELLANEOUS. Commerce-Whaling-The Port of New London-Custom-House-List of Collectors-The Ferry-New London in Societies-Incorporation of the City-First Charter Election-Officers Elected-Mayors from Organization to Present Time-Schools-The Yellow Fever-The Old Militia-City Hall-Manufactures-Cedar Grove Cemetery-Gas . As stated before, more whaling ships sailed out of New London than in any port in the USA other than New Bedford (of Moby Dick fame, and Nantucket. In fact, the longest whaling voyage in world history was made by the crew of The Nile who set sail from New London in and returned in


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