Scottish Arctic Whaling

Describes Scotland's 150-year involvement in Arctic bowhead whaling using previously unpublished research from port records and newspaper accounts.

Scottish Arctic Whaling

Describes Scotland's 150-year involvement in Arctic bowhead whaling using previously unpublished research from port records and newspaper accounts.

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Scottish Arctic Whaling
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Chelsey W. Sanger
Categories: Whalers (Persons)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: John Donald

Describes Scotland's 150-year involvement in Arctic bowhead whaling using previously unpublished research from port records and newspaper accounts.
The Dundee-St. John's Connection
Language: en
Pages: 74
Authors: Chesley W. Sanger
Categories: Sealing
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

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Ancestors in the Arctic
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Malcolm Archibald
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-15 - Publisher: Black & White Publishing

Dundee, City of Discovery, is known around the world for its innovation, its jute and music, and its vibrant culture. 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
Dundee Whaling Fleet
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Archibald Malcolm Archibald
Categories: Merchant mariners
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-01 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

At the end of the 19th century, Dundee was Europe's premier Arctic whaling port. From humble beginnings in the 1750's this national industry had survived French and American wars, privateers, economic slumps, storms, heart-wrenching disasters and some amazing triumphs.From 1860 until the 1880's, Dundee built the most efficient Arctic vessels
Twentieth-Century Shore-Station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Anthony Bertram Dickinson, Chesley W. Sanger
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Newfoundland and Labrador has a long history of commercial whaling, beginning in the first half of the sixteenth century when Basque whalers established seasonal stations on the Labrador coast from which to hunt bowheads and North Atlantic right whales. Anthony Dickinson and Chesley Sanger examine the region's modern shore-station industry