The Whaling Years - Peterhead 1788-1893 by Gavin Sutherland. (Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, 1993) 124pp, ill.
ISBN: 0906 265 177
This book is for the general reader and is richly illustrated with photographs and drawings of the ships and people involved with the Arctic whaling fleet and follows their lives as they voyaged north west out of Peterhead to Greenland and the Davis Straits. There are extracts from the whaler's log books and diaries and extensive details of the families involved, particularly the Gray family.