OPINION- Going the way of the Pequod — Wiscoland

In the mid-nineteenth century, whaling was the fifth largest industry in the United States. More than 700 ships sailed out of New England under the American flag, killing thousands of whales annually. The American whaling fleet in 1846 had three times as many ships as the rest of the world combined. New Bedford, Massachusetts was […]

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