Sufferings of the ice-bound whalers

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Sufferings of the Ice-Bound Whalers by James Arthur Bain,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Diaries of crew members from the Dee and the Grenville Bay, two British whalers locked in the Arctic ice, Baffin Bay-Davis Strait region, during the winter of Also provides a history of the Museum in Stromness, founded by the Orkney Natural History Society, which has built up collections on the natural and maritime history of Orkney, including the whaling industry.

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This paper lists accounts of whaling voyages to the Arctic from British ports, dating from the early 17th to early 20th centuries, that are available as logbooks, journals or publications for study in British, Canadian or United States public by: 3.

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This is a history related book so if you don't like history avoid it. Personally I love survival stories Sufferings of the ice-bound whalers book hearing about the conditions these explorers endured was fascinating I listened to this book from an mp3 I downloaded /5.

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On the 10th of September these ice-bound voyagers had eighteen degrees of frost, and the darkness had advanced on them so rapidly that it was dark about ten at night.

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The book is a mine for the anthropologist, so many are the photographs of individual Eskimos.

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It was the road of migration when the Eskimos came from the north and took over Greenland, and it was the background for the whalers' heroism in the years when whale oil was one of the necessities of civilization, when sailing ships were dominant, and large ships' crews every year made their way through the notorious pack ice of the Bay.

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