Subject: Whalers and their families

Aldemaro Romero (
Sat, 07 Mar 1998 04:50:53 -0500

> Date: Fri, 06 Mar 1998 13:16:00 -0600
> From: Kirsten Parrish <>
> To: aRomero@ACC.FAU.EDU,
> Subject: Whaling
> Where could we find information on the Net about whalers and the
> families that traveled with them?  A student at Seth Paine School in
> Lake Zurich needs info for a research project.

Dear Kristen:

I am not aware of any site on the Net containing the kind of information
you are looking for.  Furthermore, I have researched my own library and
I can't find any reference to families travelling with whalers. As far
as I know whaling ships sailed only with their crews on board (always

Best wishes,

Aldemaro Romero, Ph.D.