9781417914746

The Old Shipmasters Of Salem With Mention Of Eminent Merchants

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  • ISBN13:

    9781417914746

  • ISBN10:

    1417914742

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-05-31
  • Publisher: Kessinger Pub

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Summary

1905. Trow's object for this book has been, primarily, to commemorate the characters of that rare class of men, the Master Mariners of Salem, who lived and flourished in the long ago. Partial Contents: The Early Commerce of Salem; Glimpses of the Old Mariners; Were the Shipmasters Superstitious?; The Manifold Mysteries of the Sea; The Codfish a Potent Factor in the Early Commerce; Journal and Record of the Ship George; Interesting Correspondence from the Salem Register; Fellow-Feeling among the Mariners; Privateers in the Revolutionary War and that of 1812; Cruise of the Famous Privateer Grand Turk; Fight between the Chesapeake and the Shannon; Captain Thomas Fuller; The Essential Qualities in a Shipmaster; Voyage of Captain Nichols in the Ship Active; Stories of Shipwreck and Disaster; Short of Fresh Water Causes Alarm; Captain George Nichols Sails on Another Voyage in the Ship Active; Dr. Nathaniel Bowditch; More about the Life of Dr. Bowditch; Voyage of Captain John White to the China Sea; Captain of the Franklin in a Sea of Trouble; Narrow Escape from Tigers; Arrival of the Franklin at Saigon; Conspiracy to Defraud the Captain; Trying to Conciliate the Governor; and Fight with Snakes in the Donnai River.

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