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In the heart of the sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex./ Nathaniel Philbrick.

by Philbrick, Nathaniel; []; .
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: . Publisher: New York: Viking: ; 2000Edition: .Description: 302 p.ISBN: 0670891576 :.Subject(s): -- -- | | Shipwrecks -- Pacific Ocean -- -- | Essex (Whaleship) -- Nantucket, MA -- -- | Whales and Whaling -- Essex (Whaleship) -- Nantucket -- 1819DDC classification: 910.9164/PHI
List(s) this item appears in: True tales of adventure and survival | High-Interest Narrative Non-Fiction
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In 1819, the 238 ton Essex set sail from Nantucket on a routing voyage for whales. 15 months later, the Essex was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale.

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