Changing Maritime EnterprisesFrom this bustling port numerous ships set off around the world in search of whales. Marine mammals provided highly sought after oil which fueled the industrial revolution. New London whalemen specialized in hunting elephant seals which also provided plentiful oil. The petroleum industry which started in Pennsylvania in 1859, eventually eliminated the market for oil from sea mammals, ending this type of maritime endeavor.
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|Date Added||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 8:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 743075 N 4582166|
|Decimal Degrees||41.35433333, -72.09428333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 21.26', W 72° 5.657'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 21' 15.60" N, 72° 5' 39.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 33-81 State St, New London CT 06320, US|
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