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  • Whaleship Essex

    The Essex was an American whaleship from Nantucket, Massachusetts . The ship, captained by George Pollard, Jr., was widely known for being attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in the southern Pacific Ocean in 1820 – an incident that served as inspiration for Herman Melville's 1851 novel, Moby-Dick. Crew of the Essex Captain George Pollard, Jr. First Mate Owen Chase Second Mate ...