Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale-Ship Essex

In 1819, the American whaler Essex was sailing deep into the great equatorial hunting grounds of the Pacific when it was destroyed by a maddened sperm whale. By all reports, the 85-foot whale deliberately rammed the ship twice and sank it. The incident, which occurred in the same year that Herman Me...

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Main Author: Chase, Owen.
Format: eBook
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Dover Publications, [2015]
Online Access:Link for downloadable ebook on Freading.
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