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Chase, Owen

Overview
Works: 27 works in 102 publications in 5 languages and 3,543 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Graphic novels  History  Sea stories  Juvenile works  Comic books, strips, etc  Aerial photographs  Logbooks 
Roles: Author, Photographer
Classifications: G530.E77, 813.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Owen Chase
The wreck of the whaleship Essex; a narrative account by Owen Chase( Book )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and German and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, first mate on the Essex, tells "the riveting life-and-death saga of man against the deep that inspired the writing of Moby Dick."--Cover
Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whaleship Essex by Owen Chase( Book )

17 editions published between 1821 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original account of the whaleship attacked by a whale off the Pacific coast of South America which inspired Herman Melville to write Moby Dick
Narratives of the wreck of the whale-ship Essex by Owen Chase( Book )

4 editions published between 1935 and 1989 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narratives of the wreck of the whale-ship Essex of Nantucket which was destroyed by a whale in the Pacific ocean in the year 1819 by Owen Chase( Book )

4 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wreck of the whale ship Essex: the complete illustrated edition : the extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick by Owen Chase( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illustrated edition of the firsthand account of the whaler Essex's attack and sinking by a sperm whale, the inspiration for Moby-Dick. Includes a new introduction and supplementary extracts from a variety of sources"--
The loss of the ship Essex, sunk by a whale( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1820, the Nantucket whaleship "Essex", thousands of miles from home in the South Pacific, was rammed by an angry sperm whale. The ship sank, leaving 20 crew members floating in three small boats. The incident provided the inspiration for Melville's masterpiece, "Moby Dick". A riveting tale of history and true-life adventure, this classic edition combines first-person narratives of the doomed voyage of the whaleship with every relevant contemporary account
El desastre del Essex, hundido por una ballena by Owen Chase( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wreck of the whale ship Essex : the extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick by Owen Chase( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illustrated edition of the firsthand account of the whaler Essex's attack and sinking by a sperm whale, the inspiration for Moby-Dick. Includes a new introduction and supplementary extracts from a variety of sources"--
Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket; : which was attacked and finally destroyed by a large spermaceti-whale, in the Pacific Ocean; with an account of the unparalleled sufferings of the captain and crew during a space of ninety-three days at sea, in open boats, in the years 1819 & 1820. by Owen Chase( Book )

4 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First hand account by the first mate of the Essex which was shipwrecked and sunk by a whale, this becoming the inspiration for Melville's Moby Dick. Describes the ramming and sinking of the ship by a furious sperm whale on Nov. 20, 1819 some 2,000 miles west of the Galapagos. The surviving twenty crew members struggled to exist in three open boats, but only eight lived through the ordeal. Six men who died of natural causes were eaten by their shipmates and one other crew member was shot and eaten. The voyage of the two small boats, rescued off South America, was twice as long as that of Bligh after the Bounty Mutiny. Australian connections include the ship Surry picking up three men on Henderson/Elizabeth Island and their trip to Sydney stopping at Pitcairn Island; eventual accounts by the survivors and Surry crew; Thomas Raine, Surry captain, prominence in the Australian whaling industry
Il naufragio della baleniera Essex by Owen Chase( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stove by a whale : Owen Chase and the Essex by Thomas Farel Heffernan( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A thrilling documentation of the first sinking of a ship by a whale
Wharf book by Essex (Whaleship)( )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Settlement of accounts, kept by Owen Chase, with Obed Macy of Pollard Chase and others who signed on in 1917
The wreck of the whaleship Essex a first-hand account of one of history's most extraordinary maritime disasters by Owen Chase( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On the morning of 20 November 1820, the Essex was sunk, rammed by an enraged whale. Twenty sailors managed to scramble into three frail boats and took to the open sea. Ninety days of starvation followed. First Mate Owen Chase survived to publish his journal of these extraordinary events, but only by eating the flesh of his former shipmates
by Charles Carroll (Ship : 1832-1853)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Log/Journal, kept by Chase, of a whaling voyage to the South Pacific
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Den unge Ismaels eneste ønske er at blive hvalfanger. Sammen med sin indfødte ven får han hyre på en hvalfangerbåd med en gal kaptajn, hvis eneste mål er at få ram på den hvide dræberhval, Moby Dick
by Essex (Whaleship)( )

1 edition published in 1817 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Account, kept by Owen Chase, of sperm oil shipped from Bonaverto to New York to be further shipped to Nantucket
Melinda E. Pittman photographs collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ranging in date from circa 1981 to 2000, the Melinda E. Pittman photographs collection consists of 108 black-and-white prints, 51 color prints, 18 dye diffusion transfer prints (Polaroids), ten black-and-white negatives, and 8 color negatives. The bulk of the collection consists of publicity portraits of Melinda Pittman, an Oregon-based music theater performer; Pittman is photographed alone and with unidentified members of the casts of several of her music comedy shows, including the Angels--the Next Generation, Summer Angels--Some are Not, The Fallen Angel Choir, and Portland Labor Players II. Some of the publicity images were photographed by Portland photographer Owen Chase. The collection is unprocessed
Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex the Complete Illustrated Edition by Owen Chase( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beneath the heart of the sea : the sinking of the whaleship Essex by Owen Chase( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the amazing true story behind the inspiration for Herman Melville's Moby Dick and the new feature film Heart of the Sea. A tragic yet riveting narration of life and death and man against the elements, Beneath the Heart of the Sea is an extreme account of shipwreck survival. On the morning of November 20,1820, in the Pacific Ocean 2,000 miles from the coast of South America, an enraged sperm whale rammed the Nantucket whaleship Essex. As the boat began to sink, her crew of twenty, including first mate Owen Chase, grabbed what little they could before piling into frail boats and taking
 
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The wreck of the whaleship Essex; a narrative account
Alternative Names
Owen Chase gebrtiger Englnder, Obermaat des Neuengland-Walfngers Essex

Owen Chase navigatore e scrittore statunitense

اوون چیس

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Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whaleship EssexNarratives of the wreck of the whale-ship EssexThe loss of the ship Essex, sunk by a whaleMoby-DickNarrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whaleship EssexEating Owen : the imagined true story of four coffins from Nantucket : Abigail, Nancy, Zimri, and Owen