The Last of the Sail Whalers : whaling off Tasmania and southern New Zealand.


Reprint. Small 4to. 216pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0992366070 ***When he died in 1938, Captain William McKillop (b 1865) was recognised as probably the last surviving master mariner who had served on board an Australasian sail whaler. This book brings his memoirs to the public for the first time, bringing to life the last decades of whaling and seagoing trading voyages under sail in Australasian waters.

Title: The Last of the Sail Whalers : whaling off Tasmania and southern New Zealand.

Author Name: McKILLOP, Captain William : edited by Rhys Richards & Graeme Broxam.

Categories: Whaling,

Publisher: Hobart, Navarine Publishing: 2020

Seller ID: 36130

Keywords: australia maritime New Zealand tasmania whaling,