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ISBN-13: 9781623493806
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication date: 04/22/2016
Series: Marine, Maritime, and Coastal Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University at Galveston Series
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 853,371
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Rebecca Huycke Ellison, the compiler of this work, is the daughter of Capt. Harold D. Huycke Jr. She lives in Everett, Washington.

Table of Contents

Illustrations ix

Series Editors' Foreword William Merrell Stephen Curley xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

Introduction Brian J. Rouleau xix

1 Early Life 1

2 From Third Mate to First Mate 14

3 Twice around Cape Horn 24

4 Master in Steam and Sail 30

5 Commanding the Kitsap 43

6 The Wreck of the Julia H. Ray 50

7 Whalers in the Arctic 59

8 Alaska and the Salmon Trade 68

9 A Married Man 75

10 Trouble on the Yangtze 83

11 A Court Case 93

12 To the Klondike for Gold 96

13 San Francisco Earthquake, Yokohama Typhoon 104

14 The Peruvian Oilfields 112

15 Hurricane in the Tropics 119

16 War in Europe 131

17 Arrested for Murder 142

18 A New Owner for the H. K. Hall 158

19 A Run to Japan in a Shipping Board Steamer 171

20 A Lost Rudder 179

21 Carrying Coal to Peru 197

22 An Auto Accident 203

23 A Finnish Sailor Bests Five Peruvian Police 212

24 Saving the Charter of the Ella A. 224

25 The Last Voyage of the Schooner Ella A. 234

26 Bound for Home 245

Afterword David Null 251

Notes 257

Glossary of Nautical Terms 319

Index 329

Interviews

Everett, WA

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