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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Thomas Nickerson, Owen Chase
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-05-01 - Publisher: Penguin

The gripping first-hand narrative of the whaling ship disaster that inspired Melville’s Moby-Dick and informed Nathaniel Philbrick’s monumental history, In the Heart of the Sea In 1820, the Nantucket whaleship Essex was rammed by an angry sperm whale thousands of miles from home in the South Pacific. The Essex sank,
The Loss of the Ship Essex Sunk by a Whale
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Thomas Nickerson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

The Loss of the Ship Essex is the real story behind Melville's masterpiece, Moby Dick, a riveting tale of history and true-life adventure. This classic edition combines first-person narratives of the doomed voyage of the whaleship with every relevant contemporary account.
Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale-Ship Essex
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Owen Chase
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-21 - Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

Three eyewitness accounts of a lethal attack by a sperm whale against a whaling ship in the Pacific in 1819, the incident that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick — as well as the 2015 movie In the Heart of the Sea. Illustrated with 12 wood engravings.
The Loss of the Ship
Language: en
Pages: 87
Authors: Thomas Nickerson, Edouard A. Stackpole, Helen Winslow Chase
Categories: Shipwrecks
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:

Books about The Loss of the Ship "Essex" Sunk by a Whale
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Owen Chase
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Harvest Books

Told by one of its few survivors, a dramatic account of the Essex, a whaling ship that was rammed by an angry sperm whale on November 20, 1820, details the sailors terrifying battle for survival on the turbulent Pacific Ocean, in the riveting adventure that inspired Moby Dick. Reprint. 75,000