Children of the Light

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Children of the Light
  • Everett S. Allen
  • English
  • 18 October 2018
  • 0940160234

About the Author: Everett S. Allen

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Children of the Light We Have For The Last 15 Days Been Satisfied There Is Not The Slightest Possibility Of Saving Our Ships Or Their Property We Number Some 1200 Souls, With Not Than 3 Months Provisions Fuel No Clothes Suitable For Winter Wear It Was A Disaster Without Parallel In The History Of Whaling 32 New Bedford Ships Lay Trapped In The Gale Driven Pack Ice Off Alaskas Point Barrow This Is The Story Of This Catastrophe Of The Incredible Rescue Of The Shipwrecked Victims There Is Also An Account Of The Quakers Departure From The Plymouth Colony Their Domination Of The Town That Became New Bedford.

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10 thoughts on “Children of the Light

  1. Jenna says:

    Most definitely not a book I would pick up and read on my own I listened to this one via WPR s Chapter a Day radio program and I was fascinated by the subject It was very well written Detailed with bits from personal int...

  2. Clara says:

    If this subject interests you, the book gives a very good sense of what New Bedford might have been like during the final years of the golden age of whaling Lots of specific details and human insights as Everett Allen paints the city and the mind set of some of its lea...

  3. Alan says:

    This was a fascinating account of a doomed arctic whaling expedition in 1871, butso an interesting history of the area I grew up in New Bedford, Massachusetts , the whaling industry, the Friends religion, Eskimos, and the whaling industry in general At...

  4. Jude says:

    One of the best histories whaling written This book, by a New Bedford native with family ties to the whaling business, provides a harrowing account of the loss of the arctic fleet in 1871, and puts in context of the settleme...