The Seaman's Friend - Richard Henry Dana

The Seaman's Friend

By Richard Henry Dana

  • Release Date: 2014-06-10
  • Genre: Transportation


A rare glimpse into the day-to-day shipboard procedures of the 19th-century. The author of Two Years Before the Mast outlines practical aspects of seamanship such as setting sails and tying knots as well as the roles and duties of each crew member. Includes a glossary of sea terms.