The Essex whaling disaster. The real life Moby Dick tale.
Today’s lesson from our history teacher Patrick.
The inspiration for Moby Dick:
Essex was an American whaler from Nantucket, Massachusetts, which was launched in 1799. In 1820, while at sea in the southern Pacific Ocean under the command of Captain George Pollard Jr., she was attacked and sunk by a sperm whale.
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