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The British Whaling Trade$
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Gordon Jackson

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780973007398

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780973007398.001.0001

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Chapter 15 The Final Fling, 1945-1963

Chapter 15 The Final Fling, 1945-1963

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(p.211) Chapter 15 The Final Fling, 1945-1963
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The British Whaling Trade
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Gordon Jackson

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973007398.003.0015

The Second World War had a devastating effect on whaling. The European market was soon occupied by Germany; many British whale-catchers were requisitioned for war purposes; and the factories and associated vessels were to be used at the discretion of the Ministry of Food, though the precise relationship between the Ministry and the owners was not yet defined. It took some time, however, for the full effects of war to be felt....

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