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Norwegian whaling in Newfoundland

Anthony B. Dickinson

Norwegian whaling in Newfoundland

the Aquaforte station and the Ellefsen family, 1902-1908

by Anthony B. Dickinson

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Published by International Maritime Economic History Association in St. John"s, Nfld .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Subjects:
    • Elliff family.,
    • Whaling -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- History.,
    • Norwegians -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-103).

      StatementAnthony B. Dickinson and Chesley W. Sanger.
      SeriesResearch in maritime history,, no. 20
      ContributionsSanger, Chesley W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH383.5.C2 D53 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 114 p. :
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3649582M
      ISBN 100973007303
      LC Control Number2002491514
      OCLC/WorldCa48916187

      The whaling station at Norwegian Bay was the first modern shore station to be constructed in Western Australia, utilizing new forms of technology both for catching and processing the whales. Between and they caught more than 4, whales making .   Twentieth-Century Shore-Station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Newfoundland and Labr /5(1).

      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. By the 16th century, it had risen to be the principal industry in the coastal regions of Spain and France.   Basque whalers plied the waters off Newfoundland as early as the s, and some Native American tribes may have gone whaling long before .

      The original phase of modern whaling was restricted to Norwegian coastal waters. The rapid depletion of local stocks, however, soon led to the westward expansion of the Norwegian industry, first to Iceland () and the Faeroe Islands (), and then to Newfoundland and Labrador in with the capture of a fin whale off Baccalieu Island on. Anthony B. Dickinson is the author of Twentieth-Century Shore-Station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, publish /5(1).


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Norwegian whaling in Newfoundland by Anthony B. Dickinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

A postscript details both the family's return to Norway and the whaling cycles in Newfoundland and Labrador post-Aquaforte, between andwhen the Canadian government placed a moratorium on whaling.

The book reproduces numerous maps, photographs, lists, and : Anthony B. Dickinson, Chelsey W. Sanger. This book is both a study of the wider presence of the Norwegian whaling in Newfoundland book industry in Newfoundland and Labrador between andand a comprehensive case study of the 'Ellefsen Papers' and the Aquaforte whaling station.

Aquaforte was the only entirely Norwegian-owned factory in Newfoundland at the turn of the century, and one of the only whaling companies to retain all company records, making it an.

A postscript details both the family’s return to Norway and the whaling cycles in Newfoundland and Labrador post-Aquaforte, between andwhen the Canadian government placed a moratorium on whaling.

The book reproduces numerous maps, photographs, lists, and tables. Norwegian Whaling is the unique account of the wholly Norwegian owned and operated whaling station in Aquaforte which existed between and Due to the ephemeral aspect of the Newfoundland whaling stations, which prospered and then foundered according to the cyclical nature of commercial whaling, it proved difficult to find complete.

Get this from a library. Norwegian whaling in Newfoundland: the Aquaforte Station and the Ellefsen family, [Anthony Bertram Dickinson; Chesley W Sanger] -- This text is both a study of the wider presence of the whaling industry in Newfoundland and Labrador between andand a comprehensive case study of the 'Ellefsen Papers' and the Aquaforte.

Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since This book is both a study of the wider presence of the whaling industry in Newfoundland and Labrador between andand a comprehensive case study of the ‘Ellefsen Papers’ and the Aquaforte whaling station.

Whaling in Norway involves subsidized hunting of minke whales for use as animal and human food in Norway and for export to Japan.

Whale hunting has been a part of Norwegian coastal culture for centuries, and commercial operations targeting the minke whale have occurred since the early 20th century.

Some still continue the practice in the modern day. The Norwegian presence was significant throughout the industry, especially in its formative stage. Partnerships developed between Norwegian and Newfoundland entrepreneurs, the first, the Cabot Steam Whaling Company, established in This was a direct result of overexploitation of.

Modern shore-station whaling on Canada's eastern shores developed with the spread of Norwegian-dominated whaling from local areas where stocks that had been depleted by new hunting technologies to more productive locations in the North Atlantic and elsewhere.

Twentieth-Century Shore-Station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador adds to a growing. Harpoon tips and other whaling artifacts on display at the South Dildo Whaling and Sealing Museum.

(Jo-Ann Dooley/CBC) When the hunt in Newfoundland and Labrador ended for good inCole had. The Basques were among the first to catch whales commercially, as opposed to aboriginal whaling, and dominated the trade for five centuries, spreading to the far corners of the North Atlantic and even reaching the South French explorer Samuel de Champlain, when writing about Basque whaling in Terranova (i.e.

Newfoundland), described them as "the cleverest men at this fishing". Get this from a library. Norwegian Whaling in Newfoundland: the Aquaforte Station and the Ellefsen Family, [Anthony B Dickinson; Chelsey W Sanger] -- This book is both a study of the wider presence of the whaling industry in Newfoundland and Labrador between andand a comprehensive case study of the 'Ellefsen Papers' and the Aquaforte.

Subsequent over-hunting off Norway caused whaling entrepreneurs to look elsewhere for unexploited stocks. As a result they constructed whaling stations in Iceland inand in the Faeroes inbefore turning to Newfoundland.

With the arrival of the Norwegians, the modern era of commercial shore-station whaling began. New areas for hunting had to be found, and the North Atlantic from Norway to Newfoundland became the new hunting grounds.

A shipyard owner, Chr. Christensen, sent exploratory whaling expeditions to the Southern part of the Atlantic near Africa in andskippered by C. Larson, a famous captain. The book results from a collaboration between two Memorial University of Newfoundland geographers: Chesley Sanger, whose interest in North Atlantic whaling reaches back to aboutwhen he studied Scottish whaling and its influence on sealing; and Anthony Dickinson, who has collaborated with Sanger on studies of shore-whaling in Newfoundland.

Norway has announced a 28% increase of its annual whaling quota to 1, whales in a bid to revive the declining hunt amid international controversy.

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nineteenth century, a small, opportunistic fishery was run by Newfoundland residents. The "modern" era of Newfoundland and Labrador shore-station whaling began when the Cabot Steam Whaling Co. Ltd. was incorporated in St.

John's on 29 Decemberinitiating an industry which continued sporadically until During this period, twenty-one. Norwegian Whaling in Newfoundland: The Aquaforte Station and the Ellefsen Family, - Research in Maritime History 20 (Paperback) Anthony B.

Dickinson (author), Chesley W. Sanger (author). Whaling in Norway Last updated Janu Whaling in Norway involves subsidized hunting of minke whales for use as animal and human food in Norway and for export to Japan. Whale hunting has been a part of Norwegian coastal culture for centuries, and commercial operations targeting the minke whale have occurred since the early 20th century.

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