By: HAY, Mary. HAY, Doris M., foreword Recollections series)
HMSO, London, 1981, ISBN:0112903401:
Seller ID: 68982
HAY, Mary. I Saw a Ship a' Sailing. L.: H.M.S.O. / (National Maritime Museum), (1981). First Edition. Pp 102 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A volume in the Recollections series. "This is the story of the Ladye Doris, a Glasgow-built, steel-hulled, three-masted commercial sailing ship which pliedthe Cape Horn route to the Pacific and Australia at the beginning of this century." 15 chapters including: 4. Buffetings off Cape Horn; 5. A Dangerous Fire; 6. Amid Riots in Chile; 8. Ashore at Coquimbo; 10. Surfing through The Gap; 12. The Severed Thumb. With glossary and a foreword by the ... View More...