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The wreck of the whaleship Essex : a first-hand account of one of history's most extraordinary maritime disasters by Owen Chase, First Mate

Chase, Owen1999
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The Nantucket whaler, Essex, sank in 1820 hundreds of miles from known land. Just eight men survived to reach land, one of whom was Owen Chase and whose account of the long and perilous journey became a classic of endurance and courage.
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