The Men of the Merchant Service (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Men of the Merchant Service (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Frank T. Bullen
     
 

Published in 1900, this engaging guidebook was written for anyone interested in going to sea or simply curious about the work of sailors. Drawing on his own experience and extensive research, the author outlines the duties, qualifications, and responsibilities of various members of the ship’s company, creating an evocative portrait of a sailor’s life.

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Overview

Published in 1900, this engaging guidebook was written for anyone interested in going to sea or simply curious about the work of sailors. Drawing on his own experience and extensive research, the author outlines the duties, qualifications, and responsibilities of various members of the ship’s company, creating an evocative portrait of a sailor’s life.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411456051
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/24/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
File size:
378 KB

Meet the Author

Frank Thomas Bullen (1857-1915) was a British writer and lecturer whose stirring stories of high-sea adventure were based on his own youthful experiences as a crew member and mate aboard a succession of merchant ships.  Among his best-known novels are The Cruise of the Cachalot (1897), Idylls of the Sea (1899), and The Call of the Deep (1907).


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