Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale Fishery

Scoresby, William Jr. 1823

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William Scoresby Jr. was born in 1789, and at age 21 was master of the whaler RESOLUTION. After a very successful whaling career he continued his scientific and religious studies, receiving a degree of D. D. from Cambridge in 1839. He died at Torquay in 1857.

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