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The Life and Times of Georgetown Sea Captain Abram Jones Slocum, 1861-1914

The Life and Times of Georgetown Sea Captain Abram Jones Slocum, 1861-1914( )
Author: McAlister, Robert
ISBN:978-1-60949-787-3
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
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Born at sea on his father's whaling ship in 1861, Captain Abram Jones Slocum learned the seafaring life in New Bedford, Massachusetts, as part of the last generation of iron men aboard commercial wooden sailing ships in the Atlantic. His voyages often took him around Cape Hatteras to Georgetown, South Carolina, to load lumber bound for northern cities. He sailed in all seasons, through storms and hurricanes, for twenty years as captain of two schooners, the Warren B. Potter and the...
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