Whaling on the North Carolina Coast

Whaling on the North Carolina Coast

by Marcus B. Simpson, Sallie W. Simpson


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Originally published as an award-winning article in the North Carolina Historical Review, this fascinating study traces the history of whaling in the state from the seventeenth century until World War I. Includes a number of colorful accounts of local whaling around Shackleford Banks in the latter half of the nineteenth century and a vivid description of the catch of the "Mayflower," North Carolina's best-known whale.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865262423
Publisher: North Carolina Office of Archives and History
Publication date: 01/01/1990
Series: Colonial North Carolina Series
Pages: 51
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Marcus Simpson earned a B.S. degree from Davidson College and an M.D. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sallie Simpson holds a B.A. degree from George Washington University and a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland.

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