Record

CodeNA7537
Dates1800-1839
Person NameUnion Whale Fishing Company; 1800-1839; Montrose
EpithetMontrose
ActivityBritish whaling began in earnest in the 18th century. The first Montrose vessels were recorded in 1788. By the 19th century there were two whaling companies in Montrose, one of which was the Union Whale Fishing Company which was founded c1800. However, the industry began to falter as alternatives to whale products were found, and by the 1830s the Union Whale Fishing Company was no longer in existence.
Corporate NameUnion Whale Fishing Company
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