The Bounty Whalers & the Inuit

Date: 
11 Feb 2013

The Bounty Whalers & the Inuit is Eric's latest article in the Scottish Local History Forum Issue 85 due for release in March 2013.

From 1750 until 1830 the ports of the Forth were extensively engaged in Arctic whaling. At its height, one third of the British whaling fleet was Scottish owned and based and Trinity House licensed pilots were employed in the safe navigation of the Forth and its harbours.

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