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Published by Published for the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, by the University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Roys, Thomas Welcome.,
  • Whaling -- United States -- History.,
  • Whalers (Persons) -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFrederick P. Schmitt, Cornelis de Jong, Frank H. Winter.
SeriesMariners" Museum publication ;, no. 38, Museum publication (Newport News, Va.) ;, no. 38.
ContributionsDe Jong, Cornelis, joint author., Winter, Frank H., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSH383.2 .S35
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4409280M
ISBN 100917376331
LC Control Number79012612

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