Event Summary

Nantucketers commence shore whaling

Date

1690

Description

Did so after trying to recruit a Long Island shore whaler, James Loper, to teach the techniques.

Lecture

Labor/Work

Timeline 1

Whaling, Fishing, Fisheries and their Management, 1400 - to present

Timeline 2

The Anglo-American Maritime World, 1640-1750

Record ID

1172