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It was developed by islanders who from at least the 18th century survived by trading woolen products with the crews on passing cargo, fishing and whaling ships.
This whaling drove the global population from perhaps 100,000 to as few as 500 whales in 1920.
Smith says he’s now trying to determine if human activities, such as whaling, have led to the extinction of any of these unusual creatures.
And as for this other thing—the industrial side of it: that's a large order; a whaling big order.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
The business isn't what it was; in the old days whale-oil was worth a great deal and whaling was a good business.
Well, if the oil is replaced and whalebone has no value, what is to be got out of whaling now, then?
But Portsmouth is not the place for whaling vessels, not one such being there.
Five new whalers are to be added to the whaling fleet of Peterhead next season.
He only sent a farewell to his friends the day before he was to sail from New Bedford on a whaling voyage.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
And Bramsen went on again with his whaling yarns for a spell, until Garner found it was time to get back to the shop.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN

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