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By Daniel O. Killman,John Lyman,Harold D. Huycke,Brian J. Rouleau,David Hull

During Daniel O. Killman’s greater than fifty years at sea, he was once shipwrecked off Coos Bay, came across gold in Alaska, used to be dismasted in a typhoon close to Fiji, misplaced a rudder en path to Adelaide, had run-ins with bureaucrats, officers, and seamen, and located himself in court docket dealing with fees of homicide, the entire whereas closing in impeccable status with the vendors of his vessels. His exciting lifestyles at sea over the last a long time of cruising ships and the emergence of steam vessels within the Pacific is chronicled in Forty Years grasp: A lifestyles in Sail and Steam.

Edited and annotated approximately 40 years after Killman’s loss of life by way of trendy Pacific Coast maritime historians John Lyman and Harold D. Huycke Jr., Killman’s memoir has been compiled by way of Rebecca Huycke Ellison from her father’s papers. Now with an creation by way of maritime pupil Brian J. Rouleau and an afterword by way of David Hull, Killman’s rollicking narrative of storms, surly associates, bustling ports, and the enterprise of navigating the excessive seas will entertain and tell students, scholars, and normal readers drawn to nautical and maritime historical past, past due nineteenth–early 20th century alternate and trade, and West Coast/trans-Pacific maritime history.

 

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By Daniel O. Killman,John Lyman,Harold D. Huycke,Brian J. Rouleau,David Hull

During Daniel O. Killman’s greater than fifty years at sea, he was once shipwrecked off Coos Bay, came across gold in Alaska, used to be dismasted in a typhoon close to Fiji, misplaced a rudder en path to Adelaide, had run-ins with bureaucrats, officers, and seamen, and located himself in court docket dealing with fees of homicide, the entire whereas closing in impeccable status with the vendors of his vessels. His exciting lifestyles at sea over the last a long time of cruising ships and the emergence of steam vessels within the Pacific is chronicled in Forty Years grasp: A lifestyles in Sail and Steam.

Edited and annotated approximately 40 years after Killman’s loss of life by way of trendy Pacific Coast maritime historians John Lyman and Harold D. Huycke Jr., Killman’s memoir has been compiled by way of Rebecca Huycke Ellison from her father’s papers. Now with an creation by way of maritime pupil Brian J. Rouleau and an afterword by way of David Hull, Killman’s rollicking narrative of storms, surly associates, bustling ports, and the enterprise of navigating the excessive seas will entertain and tell students, scholars, and normal readers drawn to nautical and maritime historical past, past due nineteenth–early 20th century alternate and trade, and West Coast/trans-Pacific maritime history.

 

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