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'In The Heart of the Sea'—A Seaman's Integrity

Based on actual events, In The Heart of the Sea is a 2015 recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a colossal white whale in 1820. The disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. Because the voyage to acquire whale oil was a total failure, there is a pre-inquiry council convened of the business leaders and city elders of Nantucket. Both Captain George Pollard and his first mate Owen Chase are before the Council. Captain ...

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