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Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex

Owen Chase

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Owen Chase (October 7, 1797 – March 7, 1869) was First Mate of the whale ship Essex, that was struck and sunk by a sperm whale on October 28, 1820. Chase wrote about the incident in Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex. This book, published in 1821, would inspire Herman Melville to write Moby-Dick. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

Phil Schempf

Length:

2h 30m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:49


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:39


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:17


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

19:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

20:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

11:11


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:20