Seafarers’ Voices 7: Captain’s Wife

During the nineteenth century it became increasingly common for merchant service masters to take their wives to sea, particularly in the whaling … [Read more...]

Seafarer’s Voices 8: From Forecastle to Cabin

This is the autobiography of an American who ran away to sea at the age of 11 and charts his rise from the lowliest seaman (berthed under the … [Read more...]

Sir Martin Frobisher – Seaman, Soldier, Explorer

Sir Martin Frobisher was one of the great sea dogs of Elizabethan England. He was a pirate and a privateer - he looted countless ships and was … [Read more...]