Down to the Sea in Ships. (Elmer Clifton, 1922)
Features some incredible archive footgage. And. The debut of the great Clara Bow!
Old Whaling Film 1933. Whangamumu, New Zealand
Whale Watching? Whale Whiffing, more like…
We heard from a Nova-Scotia visitor who hadn’t had a lot of luck on her whale-watching tour; she said that the weather was … Read More
A visiting Airman, from the USAAF, stationed in Alaska told of his experience of whale-meat and how difficult it is to eat, especially the fatty layers close to the skin. … Read More
The marks above the fireplace in the south part of the Greenland Fishery are very distinct and look like simple graffiti, or maybe carpenter’s marks. But it’s been suggested they … Read More
Whales have been hunted by humans since prehistoric times; for meat, fuel, and all sorts of other products.
Maritime industries have played a key part of King’s Lynn’s history … Read More
King’s Lynn is Norfolk’s third largest town. Straddling the River Great Ouse, a mile or so from The Wash, it’s an ancient port, that did well because of it’s position … Read More
The house was built in 1605 by John Aitken, merchant and four times Mayor of Lynn. In 1660 his grandson Thomas Aitken ‘of London’ sold it. It seems that … Read More
The Greenland Fishery was a Public House for some 250 years – probably from 1660’s until the early 1900’s.
I think it was called the WATERMAN’S ARMS during … Read More