Lost Ships and Lonely SeasLost Ships and Lonely Seas

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Author: Ralph D. Paine

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 1010091034


Page: 452

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Lost Ships and Lonely SeasLost Ships and Lonely Seas

Author: HardPress

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

ISBN: 1313379557


Page: 470

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The New England Mariner TraditionThe New England Mariner Tradition

Whatever reasons compelled men to go to sea, “a ship at sea was a dangerous place to work and live, ... Ralph D. Paine wrote in Lost Ships and Lonely Seas, “Mariners were profoundly grateful when they had safely worked offshore in the ...

Author: Robert A. Geake

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781625847041


Page: 144

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For over three centuries, New Englanders have set sail in search of fortune and adventure--yet death lurked on every voyage in the form of storms, privateers, disease and human error. In hope of being spared by the sea, superstitious mariners practiced cautionary rituals. During the winter of 1779, the crew aboard the "Family Trader" offered up gin to appease the squalling storms of Neptune. In the 1800s, after nearly fifty shipwrecks on Georges Bank between Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Nova Scotia, a wizard paced the coast of Marblehead, shouting orders out to sea to guide passing ships to safety. As early as 1705, courageous settlers erected watch houses and lighted beacons at Beavertail Point outside Jamestown, Rhode Island, to aid mariners caught in the swells of Narragansett Bay. Join Robert A. Geake as he explores the forgotten traditions among New England mariners and their lives on land and sea.

Shipwrecks in the AmericasShipwrecks in the Americas

SHIPWRECK LOCATIONS: Anonymous Shipwrecks and disasters at sea. 1851, London. Barrington, George W. Remarkable voyages and shipwrecks. 1883, London. Bowen, Dana Thomas Shipwrecks of the ... Paine, Ralph D. Lost ships and lonely seas.

Author: Robert F. Marx

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486255149


Page: 482

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Expert guide to locating, surveying, excavating, identifying sunken vessels. Also detailed catalog of 4,000 wrecks arranged by year and locale. 73 illustrations. Bibliography.

Cannibalism and Common LawCannibalism and Common Law

Layson , J. F. Memorable Shipwrecks and Seafaring Adventures of the Nineteenth Century . London , 1884 . ... Lee , E. C. R. Safety and Survival at Sea . London , 1980 . ... Paine , R. D. Lost Ships and Lonely Seas . New York , 1921 .

Author: Brian Simpson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1852852003


Page: 353

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Cannibalism and the Common Law is an enthralling classic of legal history. It tells the tragic story of the yacht Mignonette, which foundered on its way from England to Australia in 1884. The killing and eating of one of the crew, Richard Parker, led to the leading case in the defence of necessity, R. v. Dudley and Stephens. It resulted in their being convicted and sentenced to death, a sentence subsequently commuted. In this tour de force Brian Simpson sets the legal proceedings in their broadest historical context, providing a detailed account of the events and characters involved and of life at sea in the time of sail. Cannibalism and the Common Law is a demonstration that legal history can be written in human terms and can be compulsive reading. This brilliant and fascinating book, a marvelous example of eareful historical detection, and first-class legal history, written by a master.

Desperate Journeys Abandoned SoulsDesperate Journeys Abandoned Souls

Admiral of the Ocean Sea : A Life of Christopher Columbus . Boston : Little , Brown & Co. , 1942 . ... The Loss of the Ship " Essex " Sunk by a Whale and the Ordeal of the ... Paine , Ralph D. Lost Ships and Lonely Seas .

Author: Edward E. Leslie

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395911508


Page: 586

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Explores the lives of survivors who were shipwrecked, banished, or abandoned during the past several centuries