Last week we mentioned that Nantucket didn’t dominate the market for the entire era of American Whaling. In fact, during the “Golden Age” of American Whaling, the port city of New Bedford got the place of prominence in money making and records. 812 more words
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The earliest American whaling on the east coast. Let’s be sure to clarify the location!
This month Gazette665’s Wednesday blog posts will continue to explore whaling in 19th Century maritime, and we’ll be tracing some of the developments and communities surrounding the industry. 1,017 more words
HARTFORD — Before the first pitch at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, history would have already been made and it’s documented on the walls.
The Hartford Sports Wall of Fame that was installed on the main concourse by the press box, contains hundreds of iconic players and teams who played in the Hartford area over the past 150 years. 209 more words
Last Monday evening, slipped from the buoys about 1800 and proceeded to sea for exercises, beginning with a night tracking with destroyer Active. This did not last long & then we headed for Ras-el-Kanayis area for bombardment exercises, arriving soon after dawn. 187 more words