There’s barely anything left, but the pieces that remain tell a fascinating story.
Injuries and death were common on every voyage. And as with any venture at sea, shipwrecks weren’t uncommon for the time.
“That there were so few artifacts on board was another big piece of evidence it was Industry. We knew it was salvaged before it sank.”
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“This 19th-century whaling ship will help us learn about the lives of the Black and Native American mariners and their communities, as well as the immense challenges they faced on land and at sea.”