The Question and Answer section for In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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The Essex was lost at sea in the year 1820.
In Chapter Two, Captain Pollard heads his ship into a storm. Unfortunately, the ship had problems and the captain gave certain orders too late. The first, he waited to long to order the sails shortened.... the second, he took too long to...