Whaling ship

Whale ship Three Brothers. Guam to Hawaii – 1868. From the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, image# pga.00670. Courtesy of Jillette Leon-Guerrero.

Whaling ships begin to appear in Micronesia, stopping on Guam for supplies and recruiting crew. Whales were hunted near Kosrae, Pohnpei, the Northern Marianas and the Marshalls for about 40 years.