Joshua Slocum is widely known for his Sailing Around the World Alone, the story of his solo circumnavigation. The Voyage of the Liberdade, his first book, is equally compelling
Joshua Slocum is widely known for his Sailing Around the World Alone, the story of his solo circumnavigation. The Voyage of the Liberdade, his first book, is equally compelling. In it he recounts his journey to Brazil and back - he sailed down on the Aquidneck, his own ship, and returned on the Liberdade, which he built there. What happened? Slocum describes sailing from port to port in Brazil, trying to take in and deliver enough cargo on the Aquidneck to make her voyage profitable. Through a series of mishaps he is saddled with a crew which turns out to be composed of brigands, not sailors
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Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 – on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was a Canadian-American seaman and adventurer, a noted writer, and the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. 1900 he told the story of this in Sailing Alone Around the World. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the Spray. Joshua Slocum was born on 20 February 1844 in Mount Hanley, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia (officially recorded as Wilmot Station), a community on the North Mountain within sight of the Bay of Fundy.
Voyage of the Liberdade. Robinson & Stephenson, 1890. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Book from the collections of. Harvard University. Captain Joshua Slocum. Course of the Liberdade from Paranagua to Barbadoes 69. GREETING. This literary craft of mine, in its native model and rig, goes out laden with the facts of the strange happenings on a home afloat. Robinson & Stephenson Boston 1890. Her constructor, a sailor for many years, could have put a whole cargo of salt, so to speak, in the little packet; but would not so wantonly intrude on this domain of longshore navigators. Could the author and constructor but box haul, club haul, tops'l haul, and catharpin like the briny sailors of the strand, ah me! and hope to be forgiven!
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Find sources: "Joshua Slocum" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (August 2010) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). From The Century Magazine, Sept. Despite the loss of the Aquidneck and the privations of his family's voyage in the self-built Liberdade, Slocum retained a fondness for Brazil. Slocum wrote: "My voyage home from Brazil in the canoe Liberdade, with my family for crew and companions, some years ago, although a much longer voyage was not of the same irksome nature".
Voyage of the Liberdade - Joshua Slocum. Course of the Liberdade from Paranagua to Barbadoes. Project Gutenberg's Voyage of the Liberdade, by Captain Joshua Slocum. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. almost no restrictions whatsoever.
His first book describing his adventures at sea, Voyage of the Liberdade follows the early adventures on the high seas of American sailor JOSHUA SLOCUM (1844-1909), who would later become the first man to sail alone around the world. First aboard the Aquidneck and then later the Liberdade and journeying from New York to Uruguay to Rio, Slocum and his crew battle harsh weather, sickness, and murder as they ply their trade. This is a real-life adventure written by one of America's premier seamen will enthrall anyone interested in history, adventure, and sailing. ru 775. Похожие книги:. One fee. Stacks of books.