- A place of my own. Wrobel, Jeff // Liberty (08941408);Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p36
The author reflects on his place called the Marshall Islands. He recalls how British Sea Captain John Marshall claimed to have discovered the place despite the fact that thousands of people were already there when Marshall arrived in 1788. Due to his modesty, the author decided to rename a tiny...
- John Strong. Auerbach, Michael P. // John Strong;2009, p1
A biography of the 17th century British sea captain John Strong is presented. While very little is known about Strong's personal life it is believed that he was born in the Devon area of Great Britain. In 1687 King James II awarded Strong the Medal of Silver for his work salvaging Spanish...
- Biographies of The Society's Members: Timothy Herbert Dame. // Society of California Pioneers of Santa Cruz County;1998, p78
A biography of Timothy Herbert Dame, a ship captain and laborer in Felton, California, is presented. He was born on November 6, 1823 in Pittsfield, New Hampshire. He was a former captain of different schooners and was able to navigate all parts of the world. He remarried Ellen Hutchinson despite...
- Biographies of The Society's Members: Raymond Barney Handy. // Society of California Pioneers of Santa Cruz County;1998, p124
A biography of Raymond Barney Handy, a carpenter of Santa Cruz, California, is presented. He was born in 1827 in Providence, Rhode Island. He arrived in California in 1849 and for many years resided on Walnut avenue hill now occupied by D. C. Clark and family. A retired sea captain, Handy died...
- The Incredible Captain Kenedy. Thruelsen, Richard // Saturday Evening Post;1/2/1954, Vol. 226 Issue 27, p24
The article presents the third part of a series of four parts of the biography of Louis Kenedy, a ship captain from Nova Scotia. Kenedy bought the three-masted, 336-ton, twenty-year-old, steeled-hulled sailing vessel Wawaloam, which was a disputable wreck with rotten masts, shredded rigging and...
- The Transportation of Nottinghamshire Convicts. Weir, Christopher // History Today;Nov79, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p756
Discusses the transportation of certain criminal offenders in Nottinghamshire, England in 1598. Description of the hulks prison ships used in the transportation; Establishment of a penal colony in Australia by the British government in 1787; Use of transportation in dealing with outbreaks of...
- "The 'Horrors of These Hulks". Egan, John M.; de la Vergne, Tom // Naval History;Apr2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p62
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Horrors of These Hulks," by R.E. Cray in the February 2006 issue of the journal.
- Rebound blues. Coyle, Jay // Yachting;Sep97, Vol. 182 Issue 3, p228
Presents the story of a ship captain's search for a new command. Captain's lowering of his standards for a ship to command.
- The search for a captain. Caruso, D. // Yachting;Jun89, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p24
Gives advice on how to choose a qualified captain for one's yacht. Crew-placement agency; Yacht-management company; Importance of referrals; Coast Guard license; Wages.