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Provincetown Whaling in 1854

Published: Thu April 27, 2006
By: Straight Dope in Life > Fishing & Boating
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Another interesting article from Capelinks.

“The records of 1854 show that as a whaling port, Provincetown topped other Cape ports. Receipts of the whale fishery during the year were: Falmouth, 513 barrels whale oil, 1828 barrels sperm; Provincetown, 2397 barrels of whale oil and 1275 barrels of sperm.”

Read more at How the Cape Cod Towns Ranked in Whale Fishing 1854 and read more about Cape Cod whaling at the whaling pages there. 

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