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The 'Wanderer' of New Bedford
The 'Wanderer' of New Bedford
Resource Typeimage
TitleThe 'Wanderer' of New Bedford
Coverage / Year1924
DescriptionPhotograph, b/w
InterpretationThe ‘Wanderer', the last American square-rigged whaleship in service, put to sea August 15, 1924. A hurricane struck in the night and on the morning of August 16, 1924 she was wrecked on the rocks of Cuttyhunk Island. The days of sailing whaleships ended in 1925 when the schooners ‘John R. Manta' and ‘Margarett' returned to the port of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Lesson Plans / ThemesWhaling Slide Show;
Learning Standards16 History; 15 Economics; 17 Geography;
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceThe Whale by Leonard Harrison Matthews, 287 p., 1968 (p.146)
Subject / KeywordsWhales; Whaling; Whale; Whaleship; Shipping; Boats; Boat
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library;
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
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