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Chase, Owen

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Works: 26 works in 88 publications in 5 languages and 3,262 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sea stories  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Photographs  Logbooks 
Roles: Photographer
Classifications: G545.C48, 910.45
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The wreck of the whaleship Essex; a narrative account by Owen Chase( Book )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 661 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 )
12 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 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
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( file )
4 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 91 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
Narratives of the wreck of the whale-ship Essex by Owen Chase( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 65 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 62 libraries worldwide
The loss of the ship Essex, sunk by a whale ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 25 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
Der Untergang der Essex : Moby Dick - die wahre Geschichte by Owen Chase( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
La tragédie de l'"Essex" ou Le fantasme de Moby Dick by Owen Chase( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Il naufragio della baleniera Essex by Owen Chase( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The wreck of the whaleship Essex a first-hand account of one of history's most extraordinary maritime disasters by Owen Chase( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries 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
Moby-Dick, or, The whale by Herman Melville( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries 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
Wharf book by Essex (Whaleship)( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Settlement of accounts, kept by Owen Chase, with Obed Macy of Pollard Chase and others who signed on in 1917
Narratives of the wreck of the whale-ship Essex of Nantucket ... by Owen Chase( Book )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 library 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 library worldwide
A thrilling documentation of the first sinking of a ship by a whale
Melinda E. Pittman photographs collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Additional images from Accession 24426 incorporated into the collection in April 2013
 
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Languages
English (79)
German (3)
Italian (2)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
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