Lantern slide showing 'Balaena' hove to in a gale

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Lantern slide showing 'Balaena' hove to in a gale
Lantern slide made of glass with metal rim

Donated by Mr Albert A. Fuller
Museum number 1997-27-59

This lantern slide shows the whaling ship 'Balaena' hove to in a gale. She has her fore and main topsails set and two fllying jibs, but the others are furled. The sea is rough, and a wave is breaking against 'Balaena's port quarter.

Lantern slide showing 'Balaena' hove to in a gale
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