SITE OF OLD WHALING STATION

Historical Landmark

Description:
The whaling industry is said to have been started by Captain Clark in 1864. Captain Frank Anderson, a Portuguese, tried 2,166 barrels of whale oil at this station from 1874 to 1877. The station was abandoned because of a lack of fuel rather than vessels.


Registration Date: 1/3/1944

Location:
City: Rancho Palos Verdes
County: Los Angeles

Directions:
Portuguese Bend Club, Palos Verdes Dr. and Maritime Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes
SITE OF OLD WHALING STATION



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