❮PDF / Epub❯ ✅ Whaling and Fishing ❤ Author Charles Bernard Nordhoff – Heartforum.co.uk Purchase of this book includes free trial access to wwwmillion bookscom where you can read than a million books for free This is an OCR edition with typos Excerpt from book WHALING AND FISHING CHAPTER Purchase of this book includes free trial access to wwwmillion bookscom where you can read than a million books for free This is an OCR edition with typos Excerpt from book Whaling and Fishing CHAPTER I Whaling and PDF/EPUB ² ' Whalemen Wanted—A Whaling Shipping Office—The Man of wars man—The Merchant Seamen—The Whaleman—Talk with the Shipper—I Determine on a Whaling Cruise—Go to New Bedford Landsmen Wanted One Thousand Stout Young Men Americans Wanted for the fleet of whaleships now fitting out for the North and South Pacific Fisheries Extra chances given to Coopers Carpenters and Blacksmiths None but industrious young men with good recommendations taken Such will have superior chances for advancement Outfits to the amount of Seventy five Dollaes furnished to each individual before proceeding to sea Persons desirous to avail themselves of tlie present splendid opportunity of seeing the world and at the same time acuiring a profitable business will do well to make early application to the undersigned Such were the contents of a flaring poster whose bright capitals caught my eye as one morning I was rambling with a shipmate along South street on the East Eiver side of New York Such notices are no rarity in the Eastern seaports Whale crews are in almost constant demand and these Wants and Fine Chances stare one in the face on nearly every street corner They are the lures by means of which the farm boys the factory boys and the city boys are drawn to the net of the shipper The very hopeful and delightful but somewhat overdrawn picture of a whaleman's life here in few words set forth has enticed many a tolerably honest but withal lazy lad to seek the shipper's office and engage himself for a three or four years cruise To a sailor this avenue to a whaleship is hermetically sealed Neither here nor in New Bedford is he at all likely to be shipped — for experience has taught the captains a.
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