Moby Dick, the Exeter and a Mortician

At this point, many people know that the tragedy of the Exeter, a whaling ship out of Nantucket, was the inspiration for Moby Dick by Herman Melville. The Exeter was attacked by an 85ft long sperm whale and only 8 men survived the wreck and the ordeal afterwards.

The Youtube channel, Ask a Mortician, relates the entire saga of the Exeter and her crew in this video:

Why am I posting this? She actually is a mortician, looks the part and is part nutcase. This is a story that can only be told by a mortician.


Published by ravenofiskandarseries

Electronic Design Engineer, Electronic Music Composer and Author.

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