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Seafaring under sail : the life of the merchant seaman

Greenhill, Basil.

Seafaring under sail : the life of the merchant seaman

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seafaring life.,
  • Sailing ships.

  • Edition Notes

    ISBN 0-87021-876-X.

    Other titlesThe life of the merchant seaman.
    StatementBasil Greenhill & Denis Stonham.
    ContributionsStonham, Denis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14209590M

    Another merchant seaman of this muster-roll of patriots was Silas Talbot, who took to salt water as a cabin boy at the age of twelve and was a prosperous shipmaster at twenty-one with savings invested in a house of his own in Providence. Enlisting under Washington, he was made a .


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