Port Elizabeth of Yore: Whaling in Algoa Bay

Port Elizabeth was never the epicentre of whaling in South Africa. Nonetheless as the Bay afforded the calving whales a relatively tranquil area to calve in, Algoa Bay was used for this purpose. Main picture:┬áLanding a whale in North End in 1880 Frederick Korsten The earliest mention of whaling in Algoa Bay that I can … Continue reading Port Elizabeth of Yore: Whaling in Algoa Bay