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The Golden Age & Decline Of American Whaling?

The mid-19th Century marks a “Golden Age” in the American whaling industry. Hundreds of ships roamed the seas, searching farther and farther for their valuable prey. 779 more words

American Civil War

New Bedford - The 19th Century American Whaling Capital

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

19th Century American Maritime

Whales, Nantucket Island, & The Quakers

Last week we talked about the earliest beginnings of the American whaling industry during the Colonial Period, including off-shore whaling. At the end of that blog post, I promised to spend the next article in the series discussing Nantucket and the Quakers. 1,252 more words

19th Century American Maritime

The Earliest American Whaling

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

Historical Whaling

3 factors that influence sustainability. What the whaling industry missed!

I recently finished reading Troubled Waters: The Changing Fortunes of Whales and Dolphins.

If you haven’t read my twitter bio, you may not know that, as much as I love marketing and love New York; I also have two other loves – the Wales Rugby team and Whales. 609 more words

Diary Of A Marketer In New York

The two lives of Willem Barensz

By Anna Portella

On November 1963 the Willem Barensz sailed in its last whaling mission. With its 300 meters length and 48 meters width, it was the largest whaling factory ship of the time. 1,018 more words