Whaling Images

...to help us imagine what it was like for the whalers off of Beaufort
and Shackleford Banks beginning in the early 18th century.

New England Whaler 1856 Walfang Zwischen
Published by Currier & Ives

"Dangers of the Whale Fishery" 1820 W.Scoresby
NOAA Photo Library

Links to more of Beaufort's Maritime Heritage:
A Whale of a Story