Home by Christmas. Love, George

Jennings, G.H.
December 1991
Yankee;Dec91, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p80
Relates the author's experiences as a Maine coast pilot in 1956 for a FrenchLine ship, which resulted in his having to pilot a ship across the Atlantic to France, and prevented him from arriving home to his family until Christmas Eve.


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