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Ocean life in the old sailing ship days

from forecastle to quarter-deck

by John D. Whidden

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Published by Little, Brown, and company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Seafaring life

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Captain John D. Whidden ... With 29 illustrations from photographs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG540 .W6 1908
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 314 p.
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6996960M
    LC Control Number08015164
    OCLC/WorldCa1513464


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