SITE OF OLD WHALING STATION


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.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (381)
Visited: 05/24/2015
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