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His wooden schooner the Alise S Wentworth, typified the slow methodical life style of many of the Vineyard characters who have since become the stuff of legend. There are those on the island who remember Zeb and getting paid to shovel coal off the Alice at Owen Park.
The photos in the book are wonderful. The antics of Zeb are hilarious.5/5(2). Zeb: A Celebrated Schooner Life Unknown Binding – January 1, by Polly Burroughs (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Author: Polly Burroughs.
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Open : Mary Page (Polly) Burroughs, the author of more than half a dozen best-selling books about the Vineyard, including Zeb, Celebrated Schooner Captain of Martha’s Vineyard, and Martha’s Vineyard Houses and Gardens, died on Jan.
8 in Wakefield, R.I, on her 94th birthday. She was an Edgartown resident for more than 50 years. The Schooner Polly in The oldest American vessel, built inthen in commercial service. A detailed account of the famous old schooner Polly, with a large picture of her under sail, appeared in the Republican Journal for March 8, She was, at the time, lying in winter quarters at the Swan & Sibley Company's dock, after a busy season spent partly in bay-coasting, and partly as a Boston packet.
A definitive book for the serious schooner nerd. Published Blue Water Coaster. Francis Bowker. Published A first-hand account of life aboard one of the Schooner Polly.
book coasting schooners of the Eastern seaboard of the United States. The s and ’40s were the last days of these ships, and they were well past their sell-by date often.
The Schooner "Polly" David Currier built the forty-five ton, sixty-foot schooner, Polly, and named it after his wife Polly Rowell (born ) The Polly served in the War of and survived years, but was finally scrapped in in Quincy, Massachusetts. Schooner Polly. book Buy a cheap copy of Zeb: Celebrated Schooner Captain of book by Polly Burroughs.
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The illustrated biography of a local folk hero and Martha's Vineyard icon Start by marking “Zeb: Celebrated Schooner Captain of Martha's Vineyard” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Books by Polly Burroughs/5. Unnamed Schooner, crewed by Chris Kristofferson's character in the song, Highwayman by The Highwaymen.
"We're Here", in Rudyard Kipling's Captains Courageous; Unnamed Schooner, claimed to belong to Larry David in HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm; Lucretia, Cleopatra Highbourne's schooner in Jimmy Buffett's book A Salty Piece of Land; See also. Originally a sloop, as attested by the records, by witnesses who knew her at the time, and by the step of the mast, discovered some years ago, in her keelson, the Polly was changed to a schooner, some time between andprobably inwhen she was extensively repaired and rebuilt by Jonathan Tinker in his shipyard on Tinker's Island, west of Mount Desert.
The John Turner Collection contains nine letters, five of which Turner wrote to his wife, Polly, and four of which concern business matters. Included also are bills of lading, insurance policies, cargo manifests, orders, personal accounts, convoy instructions, and customs documentation including enrollments, receipts, and clearance papers.
Book/Printed Material The deposition of Captain James M'Alpine, Commander of the Schooner Polly and Nelly, who arrived here on Wednesday last from St.
John's River, in East-Florida, but last from off Tybee in Savannah-River, Georgia, whence he took his departure on t. Riverside, CT: The Chatham Press, Hardcover. 4to. Grey cloth with blue lettering and pictorial stamping, pictorial dust jacket. Extensive illustrations. Fine/near fine. Item # ISBN: A tight and nice second printing of this outstandingly-illustrated biography of to cite front flap copy Zebulon Northrop Tilton a huge cross-eyed schooner captain, born in.
This award-winning film documentary is based on the book 'Zeb, Celebrated Schooner Captain of Martha's Vineyard' by Polly Burroughs. Through a. Account book () recording William’s business transactions with Cyrus Williams, the schooners FREE GIFT and GENERAL JACKSON, sloop POLLY, smack DREAD, and other vessels; together with certification, bills, accounts and other papers.
All the vessels were engaged in the coastwise trade, chiefly carrying cheese and livestock. Schooner "Polly" WILLIAM AUSTIN Brigantine "Elizabeth" JAMES BAILEY Schooner "Sally" "Selectman" JOHN BAILEY Bapt. July 9,Died Apr. 22, Schooner "Industry" 76T Brigantine "Mary" T Barque "Washington" T Ship "Tom" Captain in command of Fort Sewall and SelectmanFile Size: KB.
Shipping men on the Maritime Exchange have been vastly interested in the report from New Bedford that the two-masted schooner Polly, the oldest vessel in the United States and one of the oldest in.
This volume contains several different items: an account book of the ship America on a voyage to Sumatra under John Crowninshield (); log/journal of the schooner Richard & Edward (James Rob of Boston was captain) from Feb ; log of schooner Sally & Polly from Crooked Island in the West Indies to Salem, MA in ; log of schooner Polly & Sally from Philadelphia to Guadelupe in Oct.
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No thanks Port of Salem Port-au-Prince RAULIN Richard Robert Ropes Salem Gazette Salem Mercury Salisbury Sally Samuel Sanbornton Sarah Schooner Polly Sept Ship sister Sloop Smithfield South-Carolina Stephen Thomas Thursday Tucker.
Lightly age toned, old folds. A few very light spots on the first page, else clean. Very Good. The material is the fruit of Mr.
Harris' research into the Sloop Polly, including his father's service on the Polly, related war injury, and other historical background and factual tidbits about the schooner. (Inventory #: ). We have completed our sailing season. We will start our season in May and look forward to sailing with you.
If you would like to book a private charter or book a group trip of 30 or more, please email us at [email protected] He mastered the Argonaut (Ship), the Eliza (Bark), the Neptune (Schooner), and the Polly and Betsey (Brigantine).
He owned the Ceres (Brig) and was part owner of the Betsey (Ship) and Washington (Schooner). His early partnership () with Ichabod Nichols () and Benjamin Hodges () involved overseas trade.
When Christopher Prince, mate on the American merchant schooner Polly, arrived in Nova Scotia inhe was surprised to learn that a full blown war had broken out between the American colonists and the British.
He negotiated his way out of a prison camp or hulk by vowing to help sail the vessel for equal pay to what he was promised prior to. The Book of Polly has a cast of well-developed, idiosyncratic characters that grew on me throughout the book.
We watch year-old Willow Havens grow and mature alongside her mother, Polly Havens, who is a hoot of a Southern lady.4/5.
Schooner “Polly,” 63T. The Barque “Packet,” Pedrick of Marblehead, captured by Danish privateers was bought off by the Captain for $, being the first tried, and the only one released of 25 sail of Americans, taken into Christiansand.
(Salem Gazette, Aug. 22, ). This Polly is possibly the same as the Massachusetts Privateer Sloop Polly that was at sea in July under the command of J[ohn] Leach of Salem, Massachusetts. 27 Polly was armed with twelve guns, eight swivel guns and carried a crew of men.
28 On 10 July Polly fell in with Massachusetts Privateer Brig Hibernia (Commander John O. According to the NMS History, Knap "died at Martha's Vineyard on his passage home in the schooner Polly from Havana" on Ap Information provided by Kevin MacDonald of Custom House. Schooner “Polly,” 65T.
“In the yearCapt. Ambrose James sailed from St. Martins for Marblehead. He had been out but a short time when his schooner was taken by an English cruiser and pillaged of every movable article on board including five or six hundred dollars in cash. Additionally, a William Hand designed Schooner built inwhich is currently part of the Maine Windjammer fleet and sails out of Rockland, Maine, is also named after Nathaniel Bowditch.
Ina book for younger readers, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, was published by Jean Lee Latham, portraying Bowditch's life dramatized and : MaSalem, Province of. The film is based on the book "Zeb, Celebrated Schooner Captain of Martha's Vineyard," by award-winning island author Polly Burroughs.
"This is a Author: Pamela Marean. Polly (Schooner) Logbook Typescript by Polly Old Mill prison by Henry W Fernald (Book) Diaries of cruise with privateer from Boston, capture, ordeals in Old Mill Prison at Plymouth, England, attempted escapes, and release by William.
The Stearns and Sprague Family papers document the activities of Dr. William Stearns (), a Salem apothecary and grocer, and his father-in-law, shipping merchant and distillery owner Joseph Sprague (). The collection also contains records of other family members.
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The Polly, which was a famous privateer in the war ofand despite her age is not only engaged in coastwise trade, but is one of the fastest schooners of her size afloat to-day, was decorated. 5 reviews of Schooner Books "As soon as I read the Yelp reviews for Schooner Books, I knew I had to go.
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Note that each book is logged according to the box in which it can be found.Polly Rosenwaike (Author) POLLY ROSENWAIKE has been published in New York Times Book Review, San Francisco Chronicle, Glimmer Train, Prairie Schooner, and others. Her story "White Carnations" was published in The O.
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