Friday, August 29, 2014

The last whalers

This is so cool: it's a great article if you are interested in Australian whaling history, or even if you just want to read a ripping yarn full of home truths.
"He likened seeing into the eye of a live whale as coming before God."
The story of one of Albany's last whalers.

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/the-true-story-of-the-australian-whaling-ship-captain-who-turned-his-back-on-harpooning-2014-8

Kase Van Der Gaag. Portrait by Jonny Lewis. Copyright 2007

3 comments:

  1. A great article and insight, thanks for sharing me dear.

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    1. You are welcome John. Thanks to Chris Pash for writing it.

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