[PDF] Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days By John D Whidden – serv3.3pub.co.uk

[PDF] Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days By John D Whidden – serv3.3pub.co.uk ➮ [Ebook] ➩ Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days By John D Whidden ➺ – Serv3.3pub.co.uk John D Whidden started out at sea in at the age of twelve and did not retire until This is his account of over a uarter century spent on the high seasOrphaned at five nothing held Whidden back from em John in the Old Sailing eBook ¾ D in the PDF/EPUB Ä Whidden started out at sea in at the age of twelve and did not retire until This is his account of over a uarter century spent on the high seasOrphaned at five nothing held Whidden back from embarking Ocean Life eBook ¾ on sea life seven years later Serving as an apprentice he uickly proved his worth and earned himself a mates position by his early twenties Graduating to third Life in the Old Sailing PDF or second and first office he ended his career in command of and having Life in the PDF/EPUB è part ownership of his own vesselThis memoir Ocean 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 Life in the Old Sailing PDF or 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 th and into the th 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 Whidden left sailing as he found it being overtaken by foreign interests John D Whidden wrote Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Days in partly as a memoir but also to offer a snippet of the old sailing ship days before major changes occurred to its business environment fundamentally changing its nature It is a classic account of a different way of life which will appeal to both sailing enthusiasts and historians alike.

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