On the morning of 11 February 1944, off the Norwegian coast, Stubborn sighted a convoy of seven ships escorted by four trawlers, a whaler and an aircraft.
On 10 November 1841, Kahe and John Nicoll, a whaler , were formerly married on board a ship off the coast of Kapiti.
Back in colonial times, Spanish whaler José Manuel jumped ship in New Zealand and, as was the custom of the time, took several wives.
Between 1831 and 1834 he worked as a whaler and sealer and organised whaling stations around the coast even before South Australia was established in 1836.
Expecting Grady either to board or to sink the whaler , Anthony nudged his ship westward - and waited.
Cold-stiff hands and aching shoulders hauled on the guys tied to the fore and aft cleats of the whaler until it was drawn back on board the ship.
‘It should give the sick whaler medical aid but ensure the ship does not return to the kill,’ Greens Party leader Bob Brown said in a statement.
The International Whaling Commission has granted the whalers of the island of Bequia with Aboriginal Whaling Status.
However, the island's desolation was offset by whalers who came aboard from the ships Emma Jane and Roswell King.
Cosens and Innes observed few bowheads south of Wager Bay, where American whalers found high densities of bowheads from 1860 into the 1870s.