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Andrew Hicks     $15.00
Andrew Hicks
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Andrew Hicks was the last famous whaler of the 19th century.  Hicks was one of the most successful and enduring enduring entrepreneurs in the whaling industry, owning nine vessels.  In 1836 he fitted out his first vessel, the President and his success continued for the next 50 years throughout the rise and fall of the whaling industry. He died a wealthy bachelor at Westport Point in 1895. Among the vessels in which he had primary interest were Andrew Hicks, Champion, Elizabeth, Mermaid, President, Sea Queen, Sea Fox, United States, and Platina.  A photo of the whaling ship Mermaid is shown below.  A Andrew Hicks autograph is a memento of an exciting time of American business.  This reproduction would look great in an album or display.



Andrew Hicks    

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