Holroyd, Antarctic Whaling Industry

Scope and Content

  • MS 529;BJ Notes on the whaling expedition, 18 October 1928 to 18 February 1929 [Hobart to Ross Sea in Nielson Alonso] 1 volume, photocopy

Administrative / Biographical History

Nielsen Alonso was one of 14 factory ships operating in Antarctic regions. The ship was prepared to take Hubert Wilkins back to Hobart on the completion of his Trans-Antarctic flight (Graham Land to the Ross Sea) but bad weather made this unnecessary.

Alternative Form Available

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Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to the whaling industry in the Southern oceans.