: A voyage on the schooner Abbie Bradford 1878-1879.
Titus was a well-known and very much respected beluga whale hunter; a dedicated Beluga Harvest Monitor and proficient whale sampler; the harpooner
on the Aklavik Hunters and Trappers Committee's (HTC) bowhead whale hunt in 1991; and the Captain of the HTC's successful bowhead hunt in 1996.
Winter 1690 "Cape Cod "Large." Harbour" Winter 1691 Cape Cod 1692 Edgartown "Cast on shore"; supposedly killed by a harpooner
, "on a whale design." 1697 Yarmouth Mother 55 ft and calf 20 ft.
Steve Weiner, a 50-year harpooner
out of Ogunquit, Maine, said he remains concerned about bluefin health on both sides of the Atlantic.
In 1603, a group of Inuit confronted and slew Domingo de Alascoaga, the captain and harpooner
on the Maria of Saint-Vincent de Ziburu (Ciboure).
"We have a professional approach and therefore we don't think about it," Dag Myklebust, the captain and harpooner
on the whaling ship Kato, told NRK, adding that pregnancy is a plus because it's "a sign of good health."
said that the whale "dove differently"--likely compromised by chronic injury.
Too deep and the harpooner
must rely on those on the rods to crank the gator to the surface and drive the arrowhead through that tough hide.
(136) The book's narrator praises Captain Scorseby as the supreme exemplar of the "harpooner
and whaleman," the "best existing authority" on the Greenland (Right) [Bowhead] whale; the narrator's only criticism of Scoresby is his ignorance that "the great sperm whale now reigneth!," not the "Greenland or right-whale." (137)