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The Basque Whalers Of Red Bay - Reg Watkins & Loretta Cormier - This Ones For You (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. May 13,  · This knitted cap is a careful reproduction of a sixteenth-century whaler’s cap based on a fragment found in a burial excavation of a Basque whaling station in Red Bay, Labrador, Canada. This knitted cap should fit an average-sized adult head but could be altered easily. Although it’s based on the ancient Phrygian style, today’s knitter will find it a very wearable cap/5(25).
  2. Aug 04,  · Red Bay National Historic Site: Fascinating story of Basque whalers in the s - See traveler reviews, 88 candid photos, and great deals for Red Bay, Canada, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.
  3. Jul 01,  · In , Canadian archeologists discovered the remains of the San Juan, a Basque transoceanic vessel used to carry whale oil from Red Bay in Labrador, Canada back to Basque percprovnatretimurupsisyltuthoho.coinfo the San.
  4. Jun 05,  · One of the most important North American archaeological sites related to whaling can be found in Red Bay, Labrador, in Canada. Red Bay was the largest and most important of several locations along the Labrador coast at which Basque whalers set up whaling stations to render the blubber from the whales they caught, beginning in the s.
  5. At its peak in the late sixteenth century, over two thousand men lived in Red Bay during the whaling season, producing half a million gallons of whale oil that was subsequently shipped back to Europe on a month-long voyage. Whale oil was used for light, lubrication and as an additive to drugs, soap and pitch; one gallon barrel could fetch a price equivalent to $10, today – so for the.
  6. Red Bay Basque Whaling Station comprises the archaeological remains of the largest pre-industrial whaling site in north-eastern Canada. The station was founded in the s by Basque sailors, who made an annual transatlantic voyage to the site for summer whale hunting.
  7. June 18th - Red Bay This day will be dedicated to the continued exploration of this most important bay where over Basques would visit annually in 9 or 10 ships throughout the mid 16th century. It was here in that a shipwreck was identified as the Nao San Juan, built in Pasajes, Guipuzcoa and sunk in Red Bay in the fall of
  8. Red Bay became, by far, the best-researched Basque whaling station in Canada. The archaeology of the site is the main basis for the material culture interpretation presented here, although there are also excellent documentary sources and archaeological findings from excavations at Chateau Bay, Labrador; and at Île aux Basques and the Mingan.
  9. Basque Whaling. Rrelated Link: History of Basque Whaling - Wikipedia The Basques, among other things, were the first European whalers. In the Middle Ages, it seems a particular whale type now known as the Right Whale was very common in the Bay of Biscay.

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