Alcyone

1866. A fabled whaler that merited its own adventure book: Thrilling Adventures of the Whaler Alcyone: Killing Man-Eating Sharks in the Indian Ocean, Hunting Kangaroos in Australia (George Barker, 1916), by George Barker, available on Google Books. Noted in “List of Provincetown Whalers,” an appendix to The Provincetown Book (Tolman Print, 1922), by Nancy W. Paine Smith, available on Google Books. Noted in Wooden Ships and Iron Men (Heritage Museum, 1994), by Reginald W. Cabral and James Theriault, available as a PDF file from the Provincetown History Preservation Project.

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