Ready on the Throat!

Huntley, Dana
March 2007
British Heritage;Mar2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p44
The article presents the author's experience of traveling on a wooden ship. The author says that he travelled on Isaac H. Evans, a ship built in built in 1886, to feel the experience which colonists suffered in crossing Atlantic Ocean in seventinth century. He says that the North Atlantic is a chilly ocean even in summer. The ship came up to Maine in 1971 and was retrofitted for its present task in a shipyard that is now part of the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath.


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