Shipwreck Tale with John McCrystal, The Essex

Weekend Variety Wireless 07/04/2013

This week perhaps the most incredible story of all The Essex. It is about 8 tales of bravery and privation in one, and begins with the real life event that inspired Moby Dick.. a huge Sperm Whale rams and sinks the whaler that was hunting it, and that is just the beginning of the story.