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Shark Island Whaler: The real-life sequel to Moby Dick

Two Brothers was a Nantucket whaleship that sank on the night of February 11, 1823, off the French Frigate Shoals. The ship's captain was George Pollard, Jr., former captain of the famous whaleship Essex. The wreck was discovered in 2008 (announced on February 11, 2011) by a team of marine archaeologists working on an expedition for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.

Saturday, June 27 at 3:30 am on 12.2


additional airdates

  • Friday, June 26 at 7:30 pm on 12.2