The Essex: The Black Spot and The return home.

The Men of the Essex where in dire circumstances by January of 1821. Out of the three whale boats that had been transporting the crew on their difficult journey, one had been blown out of sight and the remaining two had succumbed to eating the flesh of fallen crew mates to survive.Owen Chase‚Äôs and his … Continue reading The Essex: The Black Spot and The return home.