Whale fin and blubber on the deck of a whaling ship

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Whale fin and blubber on the deck of a whaling ship
Lantern slide made of glass with a metal frame

Donated by Mr Robert Ferguson
Museum number 1975-2-4-33

This lantern slide shows part of the deck of a Dundee whaling ship. A number of crewmen are working. There is a whale fin being held vertical on deck, and large pieces of blubber scattered around the deck. On the left, two whaleboats are hanging from their davits.

Whale fin and blubber on the deck of a whaling ship
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