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Thomas Welcome Roys, America"s pioneer of modern whaling

Frederick P. Schmitt

Thomas Welcome Roys, America"s pioneer of modern whaling

by Frederick P. Schmitt

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Published by Published for the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, by the University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Roys, Thomas Welcome.,
    • Whaling -- United States -- History.,
    • Whalers (Persons) -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementFrederick P. Schmitt, Cornelis de Jong, Frank H. Winter.
      SeriesMariners" Museum publication ;, no. 38, Museum publication (Newport News, Va.) ;, no. 38.
      ContributionsDe Jong, Cornelis, joint author., Winter, Frank H., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH383.2 .S35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 253 p. :
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4409280M
      ISBN 100917376331
      LC Control Number79012612

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and De Jong, Cornelis. and Winter, Frank H. Thomas Welcome Roys, America's pioneer of modern whaling / Frederick P. Schmitt, Cornelis de Jong, Frank H. Winter Published for the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, by the University Press of Virginia Charlottesville Australian/Harvard Citation.

Thomas Welcome Roys: America's Pioneer of Modern Whaling by Cornelis De Jong; Frederick P. Schmidt; Frank H. Winter.

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