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Essex was an American whaler from Nantucket, Massachusetts, which was launched in 1799. In 1820, while at sea in the southern Pacific Ocean under the command of Captain George Pollard, she was attacked and sunk by a sperm whale. Stranded thousands of miles from the coast of South America with little food and water, the 21-man crew were forced to make for land in the ship's surviving whaleboats.

In 1845, under the command of Sir John A. Franklin, the ships Terror and Erebus set off on an expedition to navigate the famous Northwest Passage. The last sighting of the two ships was off Greenland was as they entered Baffin Bay.
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This kind of vessel was widely used for travel to the Americas as her rigging provided the best results in conditions of constant wind as is typical for Atlantic Ocean.
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Famous Belle Poule. Large wooden model
"Belle Poule" became the famous repatriation of Napoleon's ashes from the island of Saint Helena to France.

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