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George Pollard - Map Depicting Lost Whaleship

In addition to losing the Essex, a Nantucket-based whaling vessel, George Pollard was also captain of Two Brothers when that whale ship unexpectedly went aground at the French Frigate Shoals northwest of the Hawaiian Islands.

This map depicts the location of the French Frigate Shoals and the place where Two Brothers was wrecked at sea during a vicious storm on February 11, 1823.

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Media Credits

Graphic prepared by James Abundis, from the Boston Globe staff. Copyright, Abundis/Boston Globe, all rights reserved. Image provided here as fair use for educational purposes.

 

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