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Stove by a whale

Thomas Farel Heffernan

Stove by a whale

Owen Chase and the Essex

by Thomas Farel Heffernan

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Published by Wesleyan University Press, distributed by Columbia University Press in Middletown, Conn, [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Chase, Owen,
    • Essex (Whaleship),
    • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc,
    • Whalers (Persons) -- United States -- Biography,
    • Shipwreck victims

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementThomas Farel Heffernan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG545.C48 H43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4106861M
      ISBN 100819550523
      LC Control Number80021603

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        Shipwreck. Starvation. Murder. Cannibalism. Big Hollywood stars. What more could one hope for in a museum experience? Starting this spring, the Nantucket Historical Association recounts the story of the whaleship Essex disaster in a major new exhibition, Stove by a Whale: 20 Men, 3 Boats, 96 g at the Whaling Museum on Ap the show recounts the incredible aftermath of one Author: Michael R. Harrison. Get this from a library! Stove by a whale: Owen Chase and the Essex. [Thomas Farel Heffernan] -- A thrilling documentation of the first sinking of a ship by a whale.

      With the online availability of the relevant pages of Thos. Heffernan's book Stove by a Whale (now cited in the Sources section of the article), it should be clear to all that the ton measure of size is in fact American tons burthen. This measure has nothing to do with displacement. Whale oil is used as lamp fuel and for making candles (in the early 19th century there is no electricity, gas, or kerosene for lighting). It is also an ingredient of margarine, shoe polish and soap. Baleen is a tough, flexible substance which comes from the mouths of some whale species. They use them to trap krill, their main food source.


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Upon his return to Nantucket, Chase published the story of the Essex in a small volume, and Heffernan quotes a large swath of that narrative/5(7). The centerpiece of this book is the contemporary account of the sinking of the Essex by a whale, and the fate of the man crew, by the first mate, Owen Chase.

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The months go by as you search for whales in the heart of the Pacific Ocean. It is November 20th, – a day you will remember for the rest of your life. While most of the crew are on a whale hunt you spot a huge sperm whale – about 80 ft (26 m) long and weighing 80 tons – heading straight for the Essex.

In this Book. The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale and a harrowing account by the ship's first mate of the survivors' three months adrift in small boats. A thrilling narrative that inspired Herman Melville's masterpiece Moby Dick. Table of Contents.

by: 5. Read "Stove by a Whale Owen Chase and the Essex" by Thomas Farel Heffernan available from Rakuten Kobo. The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale and a harrowing account by the ship's first mate of the survivors' thr Brand: Wesleyan University Press.

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A thrilling narrative that inspired Herman Melville’s masterpiece Moby Dick. Stove by a Whale: Owen Chase and the Essex by Thomas Farel Heffernan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at New York Times Book Review "On Novema great whale rammed the Nantucket whaler Essex, 2, miles west of Ecuador.

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Stove by a whale: Owen Chase and the Essex. [Thomas Farel Heffernan] -- The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale and a harrowing account by the ship's first mate of the survivors' three months adrift in small boats.

The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale and a harrowing account by the ship's first mate of the survivors' three months adrift in small boats.

A thrilling narrative that inspired Herman Melville's masterpiece Moby Dick. Survive the Savage Sea is a story of the author's experiences surviving at sea with his family when his yacht sunk in the Pacific Ocean on June 15th, With his wife, his three sons and a student they'd taken onboard, Dougal Robertson has to fight his way in /5.

The True-Life Horror That Inspired Moby-Dick The Whale, despite the book’s mixed reviews and tepid sales. “We have been stove by a whale,” his first mate : Gilbert King. OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm: Contents: Owen Chase --Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex of Nantucket / by Owen Chase --Ne cede malis --Next lowering --Telling the ices --Herman Melville's annotations and markings in his own copy of Owen Chase's narrative --The story of the .Essex was an American whaler from Nantucket, Massachusetts, which was launched in Inwhile at sea in the southern Pacific Ocean under the command of Captain George Pollard Jr., she was attacked and sunk by a sperm ed thousands of miles from the coast of South America with little food and water, the man crew was forced to make for land in the ship's surviving : Attacked and sunk by a sperm whale, November .The centerpiece of this book is the contemporary account of the sinking of the Essex by a whale, and the fate of the man crew, by the first mate, Owen Chase.

Upon his return to Nantucket, Chase published the story of the Essex in a small volume, and Heffernan quotes a large swath of that narrative/5.