Final Voyage

Final Voyage

[a Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season]

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
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In 1871, an entire fleet of whaling ships was caught in an arctic ice storm and destroyed. Though few lives were lost, the damage would forever shape one of America's most distinctive commodities: oil. New Bedford, Massachusetts, was fertile ground for this country's first multimillion-dollar industry. Founded by assiduous Quaker merchants seeking refuge for their austere religion, the town also lent unparalleled access to the high seas ...
Publisher: Old Saybrook :, Tantor Media ;, 2011, 2009.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781400192540
Characteristics: 1 sound file (9 hr., 37 min.) :,digital.
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Apr 19, 2017

Extremely in depth, but of the principle event that it purports to deal with, the loss of a whaling fleet in the Arctic Whaling Grounds in the mid-to-late 19th Century, there really isn't nearly as much information as I would have expected.

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