Wed, Jul 24|
Quincy Bog Natural Area
Oil, Ice and Bone: Arctic Whaler Nathaniel Ransom with Helen Frink
Author and descendent of two whaling families, Helen Frink tells the story of two sunken whale ships discovered off the Alaskan coast in 2016 and how these vessels came to be lost in the greatest whaling disaster in American history.
Time & Location
Jul 24, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Quincy Bog Natural Area, Quincy Bog Rd, Rumney, NH 03266, USA
About the Event
Arctic whaler Nathaniel Ransom, who served as third mate of one of these ships and survived the loss of thirty-two whaling vessels in the frigid waters off Alaska’s Icy Cape in 1871, kept a journal detailing eyewitness accounts of these events. Co-sponsored by NH Humanities.