read kindle ñ Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days Paperback ã john d whidden

John D. Whidden ã epub

read kindle ñ Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days Paperback ã john d. whidden ↠ ❮Reading❯ ➷ Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days: From Forecastle to Quarter-Deck Author John D. Whidden – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Orphaned at five nothing held Whidden bacOrphaned at five nothing held Whidden back from embarking on sea life seven years later Serving as an apprentice he uickly proved his worth and earned himself a mate's position by his early 20s Graduating to third second and first office he ended his career in command of and having part ownership of his own vessel  This memoirOcean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days records a series of real events from his childhood impressions of rough and ready seamen to his thrilling and brutal experiences of war His travels saw him spanning the world with stops at major ports such as Honolulu Buenos Aires Calcutta and Liverpool His life spans the changes in the shipping industry over the 19th and into the 20th century  During the Civil War Whidden was heavily involved in profitable island trading in the Bahamas to elude Confederate sailors However shortly after the close of the war in 1870 Whidden left sailing as he found it being overtaken by foreign interests Wonderful history of the life of one man at sea in an age that was altogether gentler and gentlemanly What has happened to the world?

ebook Ò From Forecastle to Quarter ã John D. Whidden

Orphaned at five nothing held Whidden back from embarking on sea life seven years later Serving as an apprentice he uickly proved his worth and earned himself a mate's position by his early 20s Graduating to third second and first office he ended his career in command of and having part ownership of his own vessel  This memoirOcean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days records a series of real events from his childhood impressions of rough and ready seamen to his thrilling and brutal experiences of war His travels saw him spanning the world with stops at major ports such as Honolulu Buenos Aires Calcutta and Liverpool His life spans the changes in the shipping industry over the 19th and into the 20th century  During the Civil War Whidden was heavily involved in profitable island trading in the Bahamas to elude Confederate sailors However shortly after the close of the war in 1870 Whidden left sailing as he found it being overtaken by foreign interests Well written and very interesting account of an American merchant sailing ship captain in the 1800’s The author vividly describes how he first went to sea to become a sailor and his rise to captain

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Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days From Forecastle to Quarter DeckOrphaned at five nothing held Whidden back from embarking on sea life seven years later Serving as an apprentice he uickly proved his worth and earned himself a mate's position by his early 20s Graduating to third second and first office he ended his career in command of and having part ownership of his own vessel  This memoirOcean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days records a series of real events from his childhood impressions of rough and ready seamen to his thrilling and brutal experiences of war His travels saw him spanning the world with stops at major ports such as Honolulu Buenos Aires Calcutta and Liverpool His life spans the changes in the shipping industry over the 19th and into the 20th century  During the Civil War Whidden was heavily involved in profitable island trading in the Bahamas to elude Confederate sailors However shortly after the close of the war in 1870 Whidden left sailing as he found it being overtaken by foreign interests A great interesting tale of life in the golden years of sail and long voyages Well written book of many adventures by a man who has lived an astounding life at sea A joy to read and I recommend every who loves sailing and the sea to buy it