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Norwegian Whale Gunners and How They Are Paid

Quentin R. Walsh

in The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses 1937–38

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034799
eISBN:
9780813039688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034799.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter considers Walsh's extensive cultural anthropology on Norwegian whaling ships and the whale gunners. In the past, whale gunners were paid for each whale killed regardless of its size. ... More


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