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Capt. Joshua Slocum; the life and voyages of America's best known sailor.

Author: Victor Slocum
Publisher: New York, Sheridan House [1950]
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Captain Joshua Slocum, 'America's best known sailor, ' lived a long and adventurous life at sea which culminated in his solo voyage around the world. Victor Slocum, his son and for many years his shipmate, has written a vivid account of exciting days in the China Sea, Alaska fisheries, South American revolutions, etc., and also much unpublished data about the Spray and her pioneer voyages.
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Slocum, Victor, 1872-1949.
Capt. Joshua Slocum.
New York, Sheridan House [1950]
(OCoLC)602167091
Named Person: Joshua Slocum; Joshua Slocum
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Slocum
OCLC Number: 569194
Description: 384 pages
Contents: The return of the Spray --
Early days on Brier Island --
Around the Horn twice --
The Washington : a honeymoon to Cook Inlet --
The Constitution : Mexico and Easter Island --
The B. Aymar : a tale of Bully Hayes --
The Pato : from Petropavlovsk to Portland, Ore. --
The Amethyst : timber trading in the Pacific --
The Northern Light : Liverpool and New York --
The Northern Light : two mutinies, a boatload of ex-cannibals and Krakatoa --
The Aquidneck : down to Rio --
The Liberdade : 5510 miles in a 35-foot boat --
The Destroyer : Captain Joshua goes to war --
The building of the Spray --
The Spray : around the world single-handed --
The disappearance of the Spray --
The Slocums before Joshua.

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Captain Joshua Slocum, 'America's best known sailor, ' lived a long and adventurous life at sea which culminated in his solo voyage around the world. Victor Slocum, his son and for many years his shipmate, has written a vivid account of exciting days in the China Sea, Alaska fisheries, South American revolutions, etc., and also much unpublished data about the Spray and her pioneer voyages.

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