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  1. Pages from 2nd Mate's Log, 1911

    Pages from 2nd Mate's Log, 1911

    Consecutive pages from what I take to be my Uncle Charlie's personal log of his 2nd voyage as 2nd Mate. From Newport to Buenos Ayres [sic]. The voyage apparently took 34 days. The total distance, calculated by addition of all the daily runs, is less than 5,500 nautical miles. (Measuring the shortest
  2. Empress of Canada

    Empress of Canada

    When she was the Duchess of Richmond, my father called her The Drunken Duchess, because she rolled so much.