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"The voyage of the F.H. Moore" and other 19th century whaling accounts

Author: Samuel Grant Williams; J Ross Browne; Charles Henry Robbins; Francis Allyn Olmsted; Greg Bailey
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sam Williams kept a personal log and later reworked it into this never-before-published manuscript. Supplemented by other research, excerpts of the official logbook of the F.H. Moore, and from three other accounts of whaling voyages. This work opens the 19th century world of whaling to modern readers, and illuminates the current worldwide debate on whaling"--
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Williams, Samuel Grant, 1852?-
E voyage of the F.H. Moore" and other 19th century whaling accounts
(DLC) 2014010989
(OCoLC)849204886
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Grant Williams; J Ross Browne; Charles Henry Robbins; Francis Allyn Olmsted; Greg Bailey
ISBN: 9781476613680 1476613680
OCLC Number: 878405587
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 205 pages)
Contents: "The voyage of the F.H. Moore" by Samuel Grant Williams --
An unfinished book by Samuel Grant Williams --
Excerpt from Incidents of a whaling voyage by Francis Allyn Olmsted --
Excerpts from Etchings of a whaling cruise by J. Ross Browne.
Responsibility: Samuel Grant Williams, J. Ross Browne, Capt. Charles H. Robbins, and Francis Allyn Olmsted ; edited by Greg Bailey.

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In 1873, 21-year-old Sam Williams embarked on a whaling journey on the two-masted F.H. Moore--he steered one of the smaller boats and when in range threw the harpoon. During the 16-month voyage, he  Read more...

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