9781589761025

Two Years Before the Mast : And Twenty-Four Years After

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  • ISBN13:

    9781589761025

  • ISBN10:

    1589761022

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-06-01
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
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Summary

A personal narrative of the seaman's life in the age of sail: 1815-1882.

Table of Contents

Preface 1(4)
Departure
5(3)
First Impressions
8(6)
Ship's Duties
14(6)
A Rogue
20(8)
Cape Horn
28(9)
Loss of a man
37(6)
Juan Fernandez
43(8)
``Tarring Down''
51(6)
California
57(8)
A South-Easter
65(5)
Passage Up The Coast
70(6)
Life at Monterey
76(4)
Trading
80(11)
Santa Barbara
91(12)
A Flogging
103(14)
Liberty-Day on Shore
117(8)
San Diego
125(8)
Easter Sunday
133(14)
The Sandwich Islanders
147(16)
Leisure -- News From Home
163(9)
California And Its Inhabitants
172(6)
Life On Shore
178(7)
New Ship and Shipmates
185(19)
San Diego Again
204(8)
Rumors Of War
212(17)
San Francisco -- Monterey
229(9)
The Sunday Wash-up
238(12)
An Old Friend
250(14)
Loading for Home
264(23)
Beginning the Long Return Voyage
287(12)
Bad Prospects
299(23)
Ice Again
322(12)
Cracking On
334(11)
Narrow Escapes
345(8)
A Double Reef
353(10)
Soundings
363(10)
Concluding Chapter
373(18)
Twenty-Four Years After
391

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