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Author Walsh, Quentin R. (Quentin Robert), 1910-2000

Title The whaling expedition of the Ulysses, 1937-38 / by Quentin R. Walsh ; edited by P.J. Capelotti ; foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene Allen Smith

Publ Info Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  SH383.5.N8 W35 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  SH383.5 N8 W35 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI Rare Books  SH383.5.N8 W35 2010    LIB USE ONLY  Gift of the author ; Signed by the ... (CLICK FOR MORE)
Descript xxxviii, 325 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series New perspectives in maritime history and nautical archaeology
New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: The superlative Quentin Walsh and his Ulysses year -- Author's preface: The Ulysses expedition -- A brief history of American whaling -- The Ulysses and her cruise -- The Shark Bay season -- The Shark Bay records; the Antarctic records -- Classification of factory ships -- Norwegian whale gunners and how they are paid -- Killer boats, the harpoon, killer iron, and modern whale gun -- Factory equipment : the grinder, Hartman, and bone systems -- The location of whales in the Antarctic -- A brief description of whales -- Blue whales -- Humpback whales -- Fin whales -- Right whales -- Flensing and cutting blue and fin whales -- Appendix 1: Ulysses expedition chronology, April 1937 to April 1938 -- Appendix 2: Daily records of the Antarctic season -- Appendix 3: Walsh's annotated sketches from the Ulysses cruise
LC subject Ulysses (Whaling factory ship) -- History
Whaling -- Australia -- Shark Bay (W.A.) -- History -- 20th century
Whaling -- Antarctica -- History -- 20th century
Whaling -- Norway -- History -- 20th century
Walsh, Quentin R. (Quentin Robert), 1910-2000
United States. Coast Guard -- Officers -- Biography
Seafaring life -- Australia -- Shark Bay (W.A.) -- History -- 20th century
Seafaring life -- Antarctica -- History -- 20th century
Shark Bay (W.A.) -- History -- 20th century
Antarctica -- History -- 20th century
Add Author Capelotti, P. J. (Peter Joseph), 1960-
ISBN 9780813034799 (alk. paper)
0813034795 (alk. paper)