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Geenland and Davis straits (whaling) trade
Alfred Godfrey Elton Jones
Written in English
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Source: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Davis Strait, bay of the northern Atlantic Ocean, lying between southeastern Baffin Island (Canada) and southwestern Greenland.
The strait separates the depths of Baffin Bay (north) from those of the Labrador Sea (south) and forms part of the Geenland and Davis straits book Passage, a route through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
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The cruise of the Esquimaux, steam whaler, to Davis Straits and Baffin Bay, April-October Author: Andrew Barclay Walker. DAVIS (Davys), JOHN, navigator and explorer, discoverer of Davis Strait and the Falkland Islands, compiler of first Sailing Directions for the East Indies; b.
on a small freehold at Sandridge near Dartmouth, Devon; married 29 Sept.to Faith Fulford, daughter of Sir John Fulford, by whom he had a daughter and four sons, three of whom survived him; d.
27 Dec. off Bintang Island. THE DAVIS STRAIT IS + DAVIS STRAIT, bay of the northern Atlantic Ocean, lying between southeastern Baffin Island (Canada) and southwestern Greenland. The strait was named for the English explorer John Davis (–), who explored the area while seeking a Geenland and Davis straits book Passage.
By the s it was used for whale hunting. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "A life of John Davis, the navigator,discoverer of Davis straits" See other formats.
John Davis (c. – 29 December ) was one of the chief navigators of Queen Elizabeth I of England. He led several voyages to discover the Northwest Passage and served as pilot and captain on both Dutch and English voyages to the East Indies.
He discovered the Falkland Islands in August Born: Unknown date, c.Sandridge, Stoke Gabriel. The Story of the Davis Raft. by Garry Holland Big Logs (Photo courtesy of British Columbia Forest Service (circa s).From the turn of the century until the s, on the British Columbia coast, log towing was a large and lucrative business conducted mostly with tugboats towing some form of flat boom.
Try Geenland and Davis straits book new Google Books. Geenland and Davis straits book out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. eBook - FREE A Life of John Davis, the Navigator, Discoverer of Davis Straits Sir Clements Robert Markham Full view - A Life of John Davis: The Navigator,Discoverer of Davis Straits.
Geenland and Davis straits book The Davis Strait Fishery was the outcome of the growing failure, in the eighteenth century, of the Greenland fishery. Inif not earlier, the Dutch sent ships to Davis Strait and the number grew slowly. Inif [: ] there were 8 Dutch ships in Davis Strait against 59 at the.
Davis Strait, situated between BAFFIN ISLAND and Greenland, is the entrance to BAFFIN BAY from the Geenland and Davis straits book Atlantic. It is a large stretch of water over km across at its greatest width and never less than km wide.
At the Geenland and Davis straits book point, its submarine topography consists of an undersea ridge, a continuation of the mid-Labrador ridge, extending from the coast of Baffin Island to Greenland.
A life of John Davis the navigator [Clements R. Markham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A life of John Davis the navigator,discoverer of Davis straits. This book, A life of John Davis the navigator. Coltish, William (c) An account of the success of the ships at the Greenland and Davis Straits fisheries inclusive.
Smith, Robert () The Granite City: A History of Aberdeen. (John Donald) ISBN Greenland, adjacent seas and the northwest passage to the Pacific ocean illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait during the summer of London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy.
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This book chronicles the involvement of Shetlanders in what was officially termed the "Greenland and Davis Straits Trade", or the "Greenland whaling" as it became more generally called.
It also attempts to illustrate the effects, both economic and social, this long involvement with whaling in the Arctic had in the Shetland Islands.
Figure 1: British ships sailing to the Greenland Fishery compared to those sailing to Davis Straits, Source: G. Jackson, The British Whaling Trade (London, ), appendix 9. The appeal was unsuccessful; by most of the principal towns in north east England had made the transition to coal-gas for street lighting and many churches and.
Davis nevertheless acquired backing in London and in went again with three ships, though the pinnace Ellen, in which he sailed, made the only explorations.
The result was no profit but considerable discovery, as Davis reached a point about 73°N on the west Greenland coast before turning across Davis Strait to explore Baffin Island further.
Nares Strait (Danish: Nares Strædet; French: Détroit de Nares Coordinates) is a waterway between Ellesmere Island and Greenland that connects the northern part of Baffin Bay with the Lincoln From south to north, the strait includes Smith Sound, Kane Basin, Kennedy Channel.
Qeqertarsuaq, formerly Disko Island, island in Davis Strait off western Greenland, northwest of Qeqertarsuup (Disko) Bay and southwest of Vaigat is 80 miles ( km) long and 20–75 miles (32– km) wide, with a maximum elevation of 6, feet (1, metres).
There are coal and iron deposits, and until the late s lignite was mined around Qullissat in the northeast. The Whaling Years Peterhead () Paperback – January 1, by Gavin Sutherland (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gavin Sutherland Page.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Gavin Sutherland. This complete run of log-books written between and describe the hazards and routines of Arctic whaling at a time when depleting whale stocks in Greenland led to a search for new whaling grounds in the icy Davis Straits and Baffin Bay.
The Northern Whale Fishery; the Swan and Isabella – John Ward. Hazards of ice. Separated from the Baffin Islands by the Davis Straits and Baffin Bay, it nestles nicely along the northern Canadian coast.
Greenland is an adventurer’s paradise. As with other off-the-beaten-path, exotic destinations, it attracts a certain kind of die-hard, tough, slightly. The Northern (or Arctic) whale fishery lasted from to and involved whaling primarily off Greenland, and particularly the Davis Strait.
The Southern (or South Seas) whale fishery was active from to and involved whale hunting first in the South Atlantic, then in. John Davis, Davis also spelled Davys, (born c. Sandridge, near Dartmouth, Devon, Eng.—died Dec.
29/30,off Bintan Island, near Singapore), English navigator who attempted to find the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic to the Pacific. Davis appears to have first proposed his plan to look for the Northwest Passage in to Sir Francis Walsingham, principal secretary.
Davis Strait synonyms, Davis Strait pronunciation, Davis Strait translation, English dictionary definition of Davis Strait. A strait of the northern Atlantic Ocean between southeast Baffin Island and southwest Greenland.
n a strait between Baffin Island, in Canada, and Greenland. From on, Jane became a whaler in the Northern Whale Fisheries, first at Greenland and then at Davis Strait. In her captain was Sadler; in he had been captain of Aurora, whaling at Greenland.
The following data is from Coltish: Year Master Where Whales Tuns whale oil Sadler Greenland 1 24 SadlerBuilder: Hull. Cause of delay in equipment—Fittings of the 'Fox'—Volunteers for Arctic service—Assistance from public departments—Reflections upon the undertaking—Instructions and departure—Orkneys and Greenland —Fine Arctic scenery—Danish establishments in Greenland —Frederickshaab, in Davis' Straits.
It is now a matter of history how Government and private expeditions prosecuted, with. Sometimes vessels made two voyages in the course of the year; the first Peterhead whaler to do this was the Ranger, which in went to Greenland and then to Davis’ Straits, where she was lost.
In the following year the Gleaner and the Commerce both made two voyages, but such enterprise continued to be the exception.
Cause of delay in equipment—Fittings of the 'Fox'—Volunteers for Arctic service—Assistance from public departments—Reflections upon the undertaking—Instructions and departure—Orkneys and Greenland—Fine Arctic scenery—Danish establishments in Greenland—Frederickshaab, in Davis' Straits.
It is now a matter of history how Government and private expeditions prosecuted, with. Andrew Marvel (or Andrew Marvell) was launched at Hull in From to she was a Greenland whaler, hunting the right and the bowhead fter she became a merchantman.
She foundered in September while on a voyage from Armament: 8 × 9-pounder carronades. The cruise continues to Lake Harbour, the Savage Islands, Monumental Island and the Cumberland Peninsula before crossing the Davis Strait for Greenland.
From Iceland to Canada. There is a good and friendly bar and restaurant overlooking the harbor, the Davis Straits, and the snow capped mountains and fjords.
The food is excellent, with local meats, shell fish, and seafood. European food is imported and good. There is a large super market near the hotel. Career. Earl Fauconberg ' s early career is obscure as she did not enter Lloyd's Register (LR) until She first entered LR with T.
Johnson, master, "", owner, and trade Whitby–Davis had undergone repairs in Between and Earl Fauconberg made annual voyages to the Greenland whale fisheries from Whitby. There are occasional press mentions of Fate: Wrecked Home Page.
Shipwrecks listed in Arctic Whalers, by Basil Lubbock. Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, Scotland inreprinted by them inand Lubbock states that he has tried to give a complete history of the whaling trade, its ships and seamen, from the earliest days right down to the outbreak of the Great War.
"On Some Foraminifera from the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, Including Davis Straits and Baffin's Bay" is an article from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume View more articles from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.
View this article on JSTOR. View this article's JSTOR metadata. Davis Strait, c mi ( km) long and c mi ( km) wide at the narrowest point, between Greenland and Baffin Island, NE Canada, connecting the Atlantic Ocean and Baffin Bay.
Large amounts of ice and icebergs move south through the strait. The British explorer John Davis sailed through it in Davis Strait.
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