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Spanyarn from the strands of a sailor"s life afloat and ashore

Woods, Henry Felix Sir

Spanyarn from the strands of a sailor"s life afloat and ashore

forty-seven years under the ensigns of Great Britain and Turkey

by Woods, Henry Felix Sir

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turkey. -- Deniz Kuvvetleri Komutanlığı,
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- Sea life,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Turkey -- Social life and customs,
  • Japan -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir Henry F. Woods.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR5688W6 A3, DR568.8W6 A3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21690493M

      Medieval, Regency, Victorian Age sailors were experts with in all forms of needlework. Historians, amateur and professional alike, seem to recognize that as fact. By the ’s sailors were probably knitting, but there isn’t much in the way of evidence to support it. They had to be. But I can’t find any historical evidence to support it. Captain of the Walrus. The character of Captain Flint in Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island is larger than life. We never meet him in the novel, but he is the stuff of legend. He is one of.

      The first world war was supposed to be over by the time Bert Sivell set off across the Atlantic from Holland in his first oil tanker in September But the young wireless officer tap-tapping away to invisible ships in his cubby hole on the monkey island reported different. There were sea mines everywhere. Great iron beasts -. Marble, and I resolved to do so at the risk of my life. "The Indians have run a line to the island, and are about to cut the cables, no doubt intending to warp the ship ashore; and that, too, at the very spot where they once had the Sea-Otter." "Ay, ay--let them go on; we'll be ready for them in time," was the only answer I received.4/

    I have no idea how or why I love the ocean and feel such a tie to it. I sometimes joke that I must have been a dolphin in my first life. I grew up in Ohio about one hour from Lake Erie, but my parents had no interest in water, in fact my father got seasick standing on a dock. Life at sea. Mariners live on the margins of society, with much of their life spent beyond the reach of land. They face sometimes dangerous conditions at sea. Yet men and women still go to sea. For some, the attraction is a life unencumbered with the restraints of life ashore.


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London, Hutchinson & Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors. Get this from a library. Spunyarn from the strands of a sailor's life afloat and ashore forty-seven years under the ensigns of Great Britain and Turkey.

[Henry Felix Woods, Sir pasha]. Overall a good book. A little more description would have helped those of us that are not 3 masted knowledgeable. At the end the author says none of the sailors he voyaged with ever stayed in contact with him.

Well, the author only made this one long distance voyage, and a second short one to the West Indies, then he gave up the life of a sailor/5(3).

The book is aimed at the young sailor out of a Maritime school and thinking of a career at sea. The book is organiized like a cruise. Covers topics as packing for your first sea voyage to retirement/5. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Afloat And Ashore Author: James Fenimore Cooper Release Date: August, [EBook #] This file was first posted on J Last Updated: Ma Language: English Character.

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