Kirkcaldy and the Whale

When & Where

Kirkcaldy Civic Society
Saturday, 25 November 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Kirkcaldy Old Kirk, Kirk Wynd , Kirkcaldy, KY1 1EH

Event Details

Speakers include:

Dr. Eric Graham: The Bounty Hunters and the Innuit

Dr. Rob David: The Story of the "Abram", a Kirkcaldy Whaling Ship

Matt Ylitalo B.Sc. B.A. M. Litt: Steamships, Stowaways and Smithsonian Polar Bear

Sonja Heinrich: From Whaling to Whale Science - why whales matter and how we study them

Jo Woolf (RSGS): Shackleton's Trek for Life to the Graves of Whales

Also - Kirkcaldy's Beached Whales/Leith Harbour and Scottish Involvement in the Antartic 20th Century Whale Hunting

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Event Location

Kirkcaldy Old Kirk
Kirk Wynd


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