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Ocean Life In The Old Sailing-Ship Days

From Forecastle To Quarter-Deck

by John D. Whidden

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10515475M
ISBN 100548126194
ISBN 109780548126196
OCLC/WorldCa179776573

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Page - One night, when off the southern end of Ceylon, we were sailing with a smooth sea and an eight-knot breeze, the moon being near its full, and about four bells in the midwatch, while sitting on the weather side watching the ship's progress, and admiring the beauty of the night, the ship suddenly seemed to stop, the sails that had been rounded out asleep flapped violently.

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