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By Dale Vinnedge

Yankee whaling, shore whaling, and smooth whaling have been occasionally happening concurrently. every one form of whaling went via classes of discovery, balance, after which a gentle reduce because the items misplaced their markets or the variety of whales started to wane as a few species moved towards advertisement if no longer real extinction as a result of over-fishing. Small whaling operations from California, known as shore whaling, persisted from the 1850s till Secretary of trade Maurice Stans (1969-1972) whistled down the in 1971.

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