The Captain's Best Mate: The Journal of Mary Chipman Lawrence on the Whaler Addison, 1856-1860

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University Press of New England, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 311 pages
The diary of a wife who, with their five-year old daughter, accompanied her husband on a three-and-a-half year whaling voyage.

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New Bedford to the Sandwich Islands
The Gulf of Alaska and Bristol Bay
The South Pacific and the Marquesas

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About the author (1986)

STANTON GARNER is Professor of American Literature, University of Texas Arlington and author of Harold Frederic (1969).

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