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Whalemen adventurers

William J. Dakin

Whalemen adventurers

the story of whaling in Australian waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times

by William J. Dakin

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Published by Angus & Robertson, Limited in Sydney, Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whaling

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William John Dakin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH381 .D15
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 263, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26565483M
    LC Control Number35005216


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Whalemen Adventurers by W. Dakin. FOREWARD. Recent Whaling. ALTHOUGH a variety of books on whales and whaling have appeared since Professor Dakin's was published, his remains the only one surveying the history of Australian whaling and tracing the vital role of whaling in our infancy as a colony.

So that this facet of our history can be. Whalemen adventurers the story of whaling in Australian waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times This edition published in by Angus & Robertson, Limited in Sydney, : No other enterprise in America's history ever approached whaling for adventure.

Here, award-winning historian Edouard A. Stackpole describes Whalemen adventurers book early Colonial days when boat crews attacked whales near shore through the development of deep-sea whaling by the hardy Quaker whalemen of Nantucket and on into the adventure-packed century when Yankee whalemen made the world thei/5.

Whalemen Adventurers by W. Dakin. INTRODUCTION. Nantucket still is a unique spot, but as this is not a travel book I must restrain myself. Imagine an island fifteen miles long and four miles wide, situated one hundred miles off Long Island, Massachusetts.

Although not far away from the greatest commercial centres of the United States - a. Get this from a library. Whalemen adventurers in southern waters: the story of whaling in Australian waters and other Whalemen adventurers book seas related thereto, from the days of sails to recent times.

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Whalemen Adventurers by W. Dakin Whalemen adventurers book 2. THE EARLY DAYS OF SOUTH SEA WHALING. However, one discovery worth while was the battered log-book of one Mayhew Folger, captain of the ship Topaz on a voyage to the South Seas.

He reached Adventure Bay, Tasmania, on 16 October On the way north from there he solved the mystery of the. Whalemen Adventurers is the story of whaling in Australian Waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times (s).

Book is in fair condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration, crease to some pages, stains to several pages, previous owners name on front endpaper, covered in clear.

Whalemen Adventurers by W. Dakin Chapter 7. A New Bedford log-book of the ship Congress, Captain Hamblin, describes, too, how his ship reached Flinders Bay, south-western Australia, on 17 June The captain went up the river shooting and got ten black swans.

Whalemen Adventurers by W. Dakin Chapter 5. The log-book then goes on to the following day, and an entry to the effect that in another interview with the grumbling crew, the captain set out the expense of going into Sydney for a refit at £, and then he would only get the Sydney price for oil (£35 per tun instead of the London £ Whalemen adventurers: the story of whaling in Australian watersand other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times.

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The Story of Whaling in Australian Waters and Other Southern Seas Sydney, Angus and Robertson, Octavo, xx, pages. whalemen adventurers - the story of whaling in australian waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times. DAKIN, WILLIAM JOHN. Sirius Books, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, pp including index, b&w photographic plates.

WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS The Story of Whaling in Australian Waters and Other Southern Seas Related Thereto, From the Days of Sails to Modern Times. First published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney eytc., in Revised edition in This edition published by Sirius Books, Immeasurably improve[s] our knowledge of Native American whalers, their lives, and their work.

No doubt [this book] will become [a] historical classic.—Journal of Pacific History Meticulously researched and skillfully structured.—Journal of American History [A] rich, detailed, and nuanced portrait of Native American whalemen.—. Dakin devoted a chapter to the Eden story in his book “Whalemen Adventurers”.

Early Eden resident H.P Wellings, brother of photographer gs published a numberof small booklets devoted to the story. These are still available through the Eden Killer whale Museum. Collected papers and diaries of whalers and interested townsfolk are.

The Whalemen - Kindle edition by Stackpole, Edouard A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The s: Whalemen Adventurers, is a letter, pp, from Captain Melville of the London whaler Britannia to his employer, Messrs Samuel Enderby and Sons, concerning the voyage to Australia and the prospect of establishing a fishery off the coast of New South Wales.

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A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if Seller Rating: % positive. Read the previously published book Whalemen Adventurers by William J. Dakin. Check out our stories on the discovery of an ancient whale fossil, a rather amazing Sperm whale rescue and the story of a wayward Risso's dolphin.

The book provided a local, regional and international perspective, as well as having economic, social and environmental dimensions. Whalemen Adventurers set a good example for members of the AAMH to think of maritime history as a multifaceted discipline.

Shortly after Whalemen was published, Captain Frederick Rhodes produced his two volume book. The Sun (Sydney, NSW: - ), Sun 17 AprPage 20 - BOOK REVIEWS. Date modified Old Lines New Lines; Close.

Each chapter was fascinating, filled with the personal stories of the whalemen and insightful tidbits about each whaler's role on the ship. There is a ton of "inside scoop" given to the author from several whalemen approaching him with the introduction, "Here, let me show you somethin', doc."Reviews: Australia & South Pacific - Whalemen Adventurers (the book) Genesis of the Australian Whaling Industry (Up To ) - J.

GILL - University of Queensland - Byron Bay Whaling Station - Courtesy of The Centre for Coastal Management, Southern Cross University; Twofold Bay - Part 1 - Part 2. The Whale and His Captors is an important firsthand account of the golden age of American whaling, chronicling both its lore and science as practiced from the inception of the fishery to the mids.

Late in the composition of Moby-Dick, Herman Melville found inspiration in Cheever and his writings that would provide the final flourishes for one of America’s classic novels. After. William John Dakin (23 April – 2 April ) was a zoologist who is remembered for the large number of his students who achieved prominence in the area of zoology and for the number of books and papers he wrote on many scientific fields.

Dakin was born in Toxteth, a suburb of Liverpool, England inas the son of William and Elizabeth Dakin. His father was a coal mercha. Whaling is the process of hunting of whales for their usable products such as meat and blubber, which can be turned into a type of oil which became increasingly important in the Industrial was practiced as an organized industry as early as AD.

By the 16th century, it had risen to be the principal industry in the coastal regions of Spain and France. Whalemen Adventurers () Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, The author died inso works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less.

Whalemen Adventurers. By W. Dakin. (Sydney, Angus and Robertson.) A reviewer's life is not always a happy one, but there are compensations.

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The Built-Up Ship Model Good 10 Davis Charles G. The Built-up Ship Model G Dawson Christopher The Hull Fair 7 de Fraga Chris years of yachting on Port Phillip. And yet, in the foreword to edition, Mr. Stackpole never includes the now-obligatory, “While the Yankee whalers were brave men, whaling was and is a vicious crime against nature.” Thank goodness.

Instead, he writes that readers will enjoy “long-forgotten episodes and stories” of the “whalemen-adventurers.”. vintage whale book of whales and men robertson - whaling expedition industry. Measures "T x 6"W x 1"D.

Cloth hardcover with pages and lots of B/W photos. This is the story of what the controversial whaling business industry today was like in the date: Whalemen adventurers. The story of whaling in Australian waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times.

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