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The Gaultois and Balaena shore-based whaling stations in Newfoundland, Canada

Mark Staniforth

The Gaultois and Balaena shore-based whaling stations in Newfoundland, Canada

by Mark Staniforth

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Published by Department of Archaeology, Flinders University, Shannon Research Press in [Bedford Park, S. Aust.], Adelaide, South Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whaling -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- History.,
  • Industrial archaeology -- Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Staniforth and Martin McGonigle.
    SeriesFlinders University maritime archaeology monograph series -- no. 6
    ContributionsMcGonigle, Martin., Flinders University. Dept. of Archaeology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH383.5.C2 S86 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 32 p :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16759993M
    ISBN 109781920736224
    LC Control Number2008378747
    OCLC/WorldCa220861919

    By , the commercial hunt of the North Atlantic right whale was basically over. The Yankee whalers moved into the South Atlantic before the end of the 18th century. The southernmost Brazilian whaling station was established in , in Imbituba. Over the next hundred years, Yankee whaling spread into the Southern and Pacific Oceans, where the Americans were joined by fleets from . Shore-based whaling stations established at Olna Firth and elsewhere in Scotland were highly productive, taking 2, Fin and 1, Sei whales between and , inclusive. After the oil was extracted, the meat and bone was ground into a meal used as an animal food supplement.

    A History of California Shore Whaling. By EDWIN C. STARKS, Stanford University. It was once suggested to me that as there were still living a few of the men who took part in the old shore whaling operations on our coast it would be a desirable piece of work to get, by personal interview, a history of whaling at Monterey Bay.   Historical literature was reviewed with the goals of describing the general nature of humpback and fin whaling in the Gulf of Maine from the early 19th century to the early 20th century and obtaining quantitative data on removals over that period. shore-based whaling enterprises existed along the coasts of Maine and Massachusetts from the.

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The Gaultois and Balaena shore-based whaling stations in Newfoundland, Canada by Mark Staniforth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Earlier edition published in under title: The history and archaeology of the Gaultois shore-based whaling station in Newfoundland, Canada / by Mark Staniforth. Historical background and archaeological survey of Balaena, a 20th century Norwegian whaling station in Newfoundland, Canada / by Martin McGonigle and Mark Staniforth.

This project conducted extensive archival research and a preliminary pre-disturbance survey of the archaeological site of the 19th century shore-based whaling station at Gaultois and the 20th century Norwegian whaling station at Balaena in Hermitage. In 12 libraries.

This project conducted extensive archival research and a preliminary pre-disturbance survey of the archaeological site of the 19th century shore-based whaling station The Gaultois and Balaena shore-based whaling stations in Newfoundland Gaultois in Hermitage Bay in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

The site is located on Whale (Lamy) Island at the entrance to Gaultois Harbour, approximately m north-east of the public. numbers of British and French whaling ships were active as were a number of shore-based whaling stations worldwide [4].

American whalemen focused on seven species of whales in five genera: the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), the bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus), the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), the. Understanding the Sleaford Bay Tryworks: an interpretive approach to the industrial archaeology of shore based whaling / by Adam Paterson Department of Archaeology, Flinders University [Bedford Park, S.

Aust.] Australian/Harvard Citation. Paterson, Adam. & Flinders University of South Australia. Dept. of Archaeology. Commercial and subsistence harvests of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in eastern Canada and West Greenland Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Cetacean Research and.

The Shore Whaling Stations at South Georgia £ A Hardback history of whaling on South Georgia by Professor Bjorn Basberg. This book brings together two esoteric topics: whaling and industrial heritage on South Georgia. Read more. These whaling stations were small communities of men who lived and worked in such a harsh climate on.

The abandoned whaling station at Leith Harbour on South Georgia in the south Atlantic looks as if it has been bombed. Rusty steel chimneys lie collapsed across the roadways. 4 Disused Whaling Stations, Grytviken Harbour - Gazetteer, July This location plan is taken from the appendices of the book ‘The Shore Whaling Stations of South Georgia’ published by Novus Press, 15 September (ISBN ) by Bjorn L Basberg.

During that period South Georgia was the principle location for all land-based whaling in the Southern Hemisphere. With the advent of pelagic whaling fleets in the late s the reliance on shore based stations diminished. Simultaneously, whale stocks started to decline dramatically.

Our Whaling Pasts. Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, said it best when he said: “to produce a mighty book you must choose a mighty theme.” There’s no doubt that the history of American whaling is a significant part of our national maritime heritage, for it is a topic that encompasses historic voyages and seafaring traditions set on a global stage.

Mark Staniforth has written: 'The Gaultois and Balaena shore-based whaling stations in Newfoundland, Canada' -- subject(s): History, Industrial archaeology, Whaling. The then-uninhabited Antarctic island of South Georgia was first discovered in and was claimed as a British territory by Captain Cook when he landed in It became an important centre for the whaling industry in when the Norwegian Carl Antony Larsen set up a whaling company and opened the first whaling station in Grytviken.

The first whaling station on the island was built in the harbour in as a kind of floating factory. Business must have been good as the permanent land station followed in The place operated as a whaling station until when it was converted in to a ship repair yard. Just thirty years later the entire place was abandoned.

In her study of the role of Native Americans (Indians) in the development of shore whaling at Nantucket, Little () estimated the years when shore whaling (as distinct from drift whaling) began along various parts of the east coast: for Nantucket, "or just before" for Cape Cod, for Long Island, and for Cape May.

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• Commercial whaling ended in ; gray whales were listed as endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act in Photo: Chris Johnson Year ize Punt and Wade • Population estimates based on shore-based counts have documented a recovery to pre-exploitation levels.

• Gray whales were removed from the. Whaling is a practice of hunting and killing whales for multiple purposes and has been going on since thousands of years ago, though the 1st recorded large scale whaling was recorded to be in the ninth century.

However, throughout the centuries whaling had become increasingly popular especially in countries such as Japan, Norway and Iceland.

The Height(s) of Yankee Whaling “A new general chart of the West Indies,” by J.W. Norie (London,) showing sperm whaling grounds in the Gulf of Mexico. ODHS # History of Whaling In and Near North Carolina RANDALL R. REEVES EDWARD MITCHELL Arctic Biological Station St. Pierre Boulevard Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Quebec H9X 3R4, Canada ABSTRACT This study aims to reconstruct the history ofshore whaling in the southeastern United States, emphasizing statistics on the catch of right whales, Eubalaena.

3. Where was the center of whaling activity and why? What were the significant whaling port cities? (HINT: From Old Dartmouth to New Bedford) 4. What were the factors that led to Nantucket’s success? (HINT: chapter 4 Into The Deep: Nantucket) 5. Who was .Subject areas discussed in this book include shipwrecks and abandoned vessels, underwater site formation processes, maritime infrastructure and industries such as whaling, submerged aircraft and Australian Indigenous sites underwater.

The application of National and State legislation and management regimes to these underwater cultural heritage.Whaling Timeline c. C.E. Basques begin hunting right whales in Bay of Biscay region, the first true commercial whaling operation. Over the ensuing centuries, they expand slowly northward and westward, arriving off Labrador around England’s Muscovy Company sends two whaling ships to the newly-discovered.