Pitcairn Islands Expedition: Getting to Know the Henderson Sharks


27 March 2012

This morning we arrived at Henderson Island, where in 1820 three survivors of the wreck of the whaling ship Essex lived for more than 4 months after their ship was sunk by a bull sperm whale, and while their companions made a horrific journey through storm, starvation, death, and cannibalism until finding rescue in the waters off South America.

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