Seafaring Lore and Legend

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2004 - Transportation - 370 pages
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From Noah's Ark to St. Elmo's Fire, "Seafaring Lore and Legend "leaves no maritime fable or superstition unturned. Author Peter Jeans has spent years compiling these sea stories, and his relaxed writing style and passion for nautical tales make for fast, enjoyable, and informative reading. The wealth of colorful information includes: Oddities of nautical custom Famous wrecks and mutinies Castaways and survivors, pirates and buccaneers

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Contents

IN THE BEGINNING
13
FABLED LANDS
30
LEGENDARY VOYAGES
43
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About the author (2004)

Peter Jeans (Perth, Australia) wrote Ship to Shore: A Dictionary of Everyday Words and Phrases Derived from the Sea. He is an avid writer and sailor.

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