The Voyage of the Whale Ship Esk in 1816

In 1816 William Scoresby Jr. sailed to the Arctic whaling grounds with his ship the Esk. But what should have been a routine and profitable voyage became a struggle for survival on the Arctic ice. More

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About Christopher Routledge

Christopher Routledge is a writer, academic and photographer who has written mostly on literature and history, but also on beer and philosophy. He has a longstanding interest in nineteenth-century whaling and in 2013 he was one of the organisers of the first ever Moby-Dick reading marathon in the UK, at the Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool. He holds a PhD from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne on the subject of Raymond Chandler and is currently writing a book about the whaler and explorer William Scoresby Jr. His previous books include Mystery in Children’s Literature (edited with Adrienne Gavin) (Palgrave, 2001), and Cain’s: The Story of Liverpool in a Pint (Liverpool University Press, 2008). He can be found online at chrisroutledge.co.uk and mottersheadandhayes.co.uk

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