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Articles with keyword "Whaling"

David Igler


Sea Captains Changed the Pacific World. David Igler Explains How.

Western Americanist and native Californian David Igler on sea captains who sought their fortunes

Charles W. Morgan in 1947.


What happens when a nineteenth-century whaler makes a twenty-first-century voyage?

Over a hundred seventy years after its birth, the Charles W. Morgan makes its way through New England's waters.

Whalemen remove the jaw of a sperm whale


Whaling the Old Way

Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.