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A fisherman and whaler :
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Title

A fisherman and whaler : recollections of the Richmond Whaling Station, 1958-1972 :

By

Peterson, Pratt Nelson, 1923-

Dunning, Judith.
Quay, James.
Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
Online Archive of California.

Type

Collection

Material

Archival material

Publication info

Berkeley, Calif. :University of California,c1990.

Notes

Describes his career as a whaler, the life at sea, types of whales, anti-whaling sentiments, and the closing of the Richmond Whaling Station. He also speaks of his family background and Mormon upbringing.

Subjects

California , Conservation , Del Monte Fishing Company (Richmond, Calif.) , Fishes , History , Industries , Mormons , Oral histories , Point San Pablo (Calif.) , Richmond , Richmond Whaling Station (Richmond, Calif.) , West (U.S.) , Whalers (Persons) , Whaling

Language

English

 

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