Name: Site of Old Whaling Station
Site Number: #381
Date Visited: 05/24/2015
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: Private Plaque
Location: 4219 Yacht Harbor Dr, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Description: The whaling industry is said to have been started by Captain Clark in 1864. Captain Frank Anderson, a Portuguese, tried 2,166 barrels of whale oil at this station from 1874 to 1877. The station was abandoned because of a lack of fuel rather than vessels.