Sinking of the Essex: A Nantucket Tragedy



The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex is a one-woman walking play that depicts the lives of Captain George Pollard, Jr., First Mate Owen Chase, and Cabin Boy Thomas Nickerson…and their experiences aboard the Whaleship Essex.

You will “join” all three characters as they tell their individual stories of survival under the most harrowing of life experiences.

Raven’s Whaleship Essex Information

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Reservations Required. Please call (508) 257-4586


Meeting Place: Front of the Whaling Museum located at 13 Broad Street 

Price: Adults: $20.00 Children: $10

Fee paid in cash when you arrive.