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The North Carolina Whaling Industry


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Abstract:
The state continued its shore whaling activities into the early 20th-century. Being situated near the Gulf Stream, whalers caught whales first near Albemarle and later Cape Lookout, Shackleford Banks and Bogue Banks. The author discusses local whaling traditions and the history of the industry throughout eastern North Carolina.
Source:
Tributaries (NoCar Ref VK 24 N8 T74), Vol. Issue 14, October 2006, p23-32, il
Record #:
17802