The story of the life and times of Captain James Kelly 1791-1851, who became an apprentice sailor at the age of thirteen in Sydney and who later became known as the father of Australian whaling. Kelly settled in Tasmania where he married and raised a family, prospered financially, but died at the age of sixty after experiencing financial ruin.
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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)