The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex - A First-Hand Account of One of History's Most Extraordinary Maritime Disasters
Chase, Owen
$12.00
The morning of 20 November 1820 was a doomed one for the Essex. Over 1000 miles from land, she was sunk, rammed by a sperm whale. Only eight sailors survived the following three months of despair and debilitating exhaustion at sea - Owen Chase was one of these, and this is his journal of shipwreck, camaraderie and cannibalism...
Second hand Paperback
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ISBN: 
9780747263630
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54349