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Owen Chase in Later Life

Owen Chase—first mate of the Essex when the whaleship was destroyed by a sperm-whale attack—was haunted by the memories of his ordeal in later life.

As Nantucket stories go, Chase eventually became insane. This image depicts him during his later years.

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Media Credits

Image of Owen Chase, in later life, online via Nantucket Historical Association.

 

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