For those of you who don't know the whaleship essex was attacked and sunk in 1821 after a hunting forray when an enormous bull sperm whale rammed and sank it in the middle of the pacific ocean and 13 of the 21 man crew died out at sea.
- I feel sorry for themVote A
- No, they deservesd itVote B
Most Helpful Girl
I don't feel sorry for them.
They were hunting the whale, and lost. They could have just as easily been lost in a storm.
That is the risk of the sea.
I'd feel sorry for them if the rudder broke, causing them to lose the ability to steer, and the ultimately starved to death.0