Whale fishery

report of the trial by jury, John Hutchison, Esquire, and others against the Dundee Union Whale Fishing Company
  • 34 Pages
  • 0.94 MB
  • English
Printed and published by P. Buchan , Peterhead [Scotland]
Hutchison, John, fl. 1829-1830 -- Trials, litigation, etc., Dundee Union Whale Fishing Company -- Trials, litigation, etc., Maritime law -- Scotland., Whaling -- Scot



Other titlesReport of the trial by jury, John Hutchison, Esquire, and others against the Dundee Union Whale Fishing Company
Statementreported by Alexander Peterkin.
GenreTrials, litigation, etc.
ContributionsPeterkin, Alexander, 1780-1846., Dundee Union Whale Fishing Company., Scotland. High Court of Admiralty.
LC ClassificationsKDC532 .H88 1830
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL177758M
LC Control Numbera 18001399

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Whales & Destiny: The Rivalry between America, France, and Britain for Control of the Southern Whale Fishery, – University of Massachutsetts Press. Starbuck, Alexander (). History of the American Whale Fishery from Its Earliest Inception to the year Castle. ISBN Whaling is the hunting of whales for their usable products such as meat and blubber, which can be turned into a type of oil which became increasingly important in the Industrial was practiced as an organized industry as early as AD.

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