The History of Modern Whaling

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University of California Press, 1982 - Nature - 798 pages
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Contents

the focsle of an old whaling ship
13
the crews mess in a modern floating factory
14
The Emergence of Modern Whaling
16
The Norwegian town of Tonsberg 1868
26
Svend Foyn
27
The whalegun used by Svend Foyn 1865
29
The small town of Vadso in North Norway
32
The Whaling Industry
37
Model of Spes et Fides
38
The shellharpoon for which Svend Foyn was granted a patent in 1873
44
Finnmark Whaling during the Period of Free
55
Typical Norwegian shore station on the coast of Finnmark
59
The Dispute over Whale Conservation in North Norway
61
The Importance of Finnmark Whaling
68
The North Atlantic
75
Whaling station in the Faroes
87
The Norwegian shipowner Christen Christensen
97
A group of workers at the whaling station Aquaforte Newfoundland 1905
107
The Pacific 11 1
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The whale catcher St Lawrence
116
The Admiralen in Seattle 1912
121
Count H H Kejzerling
133
The Michail the first steam floating factory in modern whaling
134
The whaling station at Urusan Korea
143
Towards the South 18921904
147
The Jason in Sandefjord 1893
151
A Larsen
152
The crew of the Jason before leaving Sandef jord 1892
154
The Start of Antarctic Whaling 19041908
157
The first map of Cumberland Bay 1905
164
The Fortuna the first whale catcher in South Georgia
169
Reindeer grazing on tussockgrass in South Georgia
170
Grytviken 1909
171
Prince Olav Harbour
177
Leith Harbour
179
The Norwegian whaling station Stromness Harbour
184
Grytviken 1913
185
Theodore E Salvesen
188
The bay at Deception Island
196
The whaling station at Kerguelen
201
South America and Mexico
202
Lars Christensen
206
The African Interlude
208
Australia and New Zealand 19111916 19221928
220
One of the biggest lumps of ambergris ever found in a sperm whale
223
The Basis for the Expansion of 19061914
227
Leith Harbour in the period of barrels and Stromness Harbour with the earliest oil tanks
234
William Hesketh Lever Viscount Leverhulme
239
Sigurd Risting
247
Technical Developments before 1930
250
A whale grossly inflated by autolysis
253
Diagram of the open cooker
254
Diagram of pressure cooker
256
August Sommermeyers first rough draft of the rotary cooker
257
Horizontal guano dryer
261
Parade before the games at Grytviken 1928
290
Burial in Grytviken churchyard 1926
291
Whaling during the First World War
292
The floating factory Horatio ablaze in Leith Harbour
298
Whalers homecoming at Sandef jord
302
Crisis and Reconstruction 1920192 3
306
The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord
307
The First Attempts in New and Old Grounds
313
Unlicensed Whaling 19231931
329
The gun is loaded
331
The shot
334
The whale is inflated to keep it floating
335
Outboard flensing in calm weather
336
The meat plant
337
A Larsen on his death bed
350
The Sir James Clark Ross in Discovery Inlet
352
The Lancing the first floating factory with a stern slip 1925
355
The whale claw
356
The Expansion of 192 71931
367
Grytviken in the summer 1925
369
The White Star liner Suevic converted into the floating factory Skytteren
374
Anders Jahre acting manager of Kosmos Co
376
The Kosmos the first new not converted floating factory
378
The World Crisis and the Whaling Industry 19301934
386
Grytviken in the 1930s
388
The whaling fleet laid up in Sandefjord 19312
390
New Nations embarking on Pelagic Whaling
414
The first Russian floating factory Aleut
415
Tosataro Yamaji Tokusuke Shino Tatsusaburo Shibuya
417
The Nisshin Maru the first floating factory built in Japan 1936
420
The Walter Rau the first floating factory built in Germany 1937
429
The Dispute over Whaling Regulations
433
Scrimshaw on sperm whale teeth
436
The London Agreement of 1937
448
Remington Kellogg Johan T Ruud N A Mackintosh
449
a catcher in heavy seas 454_5
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Years of Renewed Crisis 19371939
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Francis DArcy Cooper Hjalmar Schacht
458
Estimated per capita consumption 190038
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Whaling during the Second World War
472
Chr Salvesen Co s first postwar floating factory the Southern Venturer
497
Rebuilding the Whaling Fleets 19451949
499
The opening of the International Whaling Conference in Washington D C 1945
500
Three stages of the development of the floating factory
504
The Second Expansion 19461952
521
The International Whaling Commission in the 1950s
545
The Last Expansion 19551961
573
The Dispute over National Quotas 19581962
585
The Collapse 19621968
609
Antarctic Epilogue
638
Whaling outside the Antarctic after 1945
644
The Whaling Industry the Environment and Natural
673
Technical Developments after 1930
687
stat1st1cal append1x 731
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