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Cape Horn Passage to California

Thanks to Hans Riecke for finding this piece of romantic and salty stuff!

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Stan Hugill describes Sailortown

Sailortown is Stan Hugill’s book describing the sailor’s life when on land. A great shanty scholar, he felt driven to write it following publication of his important work Shanties from the Seven Seas; his motive was to explain how it … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Robertshaw’s stunning photos from the last days of sailing ships

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Geoffrey Robertshaw’s photos of ships’ crews in the the final days of cargo-carrying sailing ships. Click on any of the images for much larger photos Over 70 years ago Geoffrey Robertshaw kept a personal log and took many remarkable … Continue reading

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