Whale Fishery Hearings Before the Committee on Marchant Marine and Fisheries House of Representatives Seventy-Sixth Congress First Session on H.R. 4592 and H.r. 4593 Bills Relating to Whaling Vessels May 25 and 26, 1939. Whaling.

Whale Fishery Hearings Before the Committee on Marchant Marine and Fisheries House of Representatives Seventy-Sixth Congress First Session on H.R. 4592 and H.r. 4593 Bills Relating to Whaling Vessels May 25 and 26, 1939

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1939. F. 142 pages; Schuyler Otis Bland of Virginia, Chairman of the Committee; contents with the states on behalf of the American Whaling Co., Metal Trades Dept. AFL, Walter D. Fisher representing the "seafaring interests of the Pacific coast", Edgar Finn Larsen, ex-member of the crew of the Ulysses and other ex-members of that ship's crew; representatives of the Western Operating Corporation, Fats & Oils Conference reports, more; evidently the U.S. was losing ground to the whaling efforts of Norway, Japan and other countries; with the stamp of the 'S.S. Excalilbur' on the front cover and a previous owner signature; the "Excalibur" was an American Export-Isbrandtsen Lines, New York vessel, lost due to enemy fire during World War II; original stapled printed paper covers; some edge, tips wear, archival tissue repair to closed tear to cover, unobtrusive; contents in very good condition, interesting American whaling industry history in it's nearly last commercial phase. Item #18431

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