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The whaling industry.

Nicola Wickremeratne

The whaling industry.

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Published by LCP in London .
Written in English


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SeriesBA thesis MPD Complementary Studies 1988
ContributionsLondon College of Printing.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21301553M

  The final chapter in Hull's whaling industry was written in when the Diana, the sole remaining whaling vessel sailing from the port, was wrecked off Donna Nook on the Lincolnshire coast.


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