In the heart of the sea

the tragedy of the whaleship Essex

Hardcover, 302 pages

English language

Published May 6, 2000 by Viking.

ISBN:
9780670891573
OCLC Number:
42736296

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In 1819, the 238-ton Essex set sail from Nantucket on a routine voyage to hunt whales. Fifteen months later, the Essex was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale.

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Subjects

  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwrecks -- Pacific Ocean