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A recorded conversation between Christopher Morley and Captain Sir David Bone about Joseph Conrad 's first command, the 500-ton barque
Otayo Jyst before the war Christopher Morley discovered that the Otago, no longer sea-worthy. was lying in a mud swamp on the Derwent River in Tasmania. In 1946 the wheel of the barque was brought to him in New.York. In ' The Shadow Line * Conrad used the wheel as the symbol of man's attempt to control his own destiny. Morley decided to present it to his friend of many years' standing, Sir David Bone. the Glasgow sea-captain with whom Conrad had sailed many times. He brought the wheel over from New York himself in August. Sir David in turn, with Morley's approval, presented it to the Honourable Company of Master Mariners at a ceremony on September 28 on board their headquarters ship Wellington at Temple Stairs on the Thames.
In this conversation, recorded at the time of the ceremony. Christopher Morley and Sir David Bone speak of the significance of the wheel and of Joseph Con- ad as they knew him.


Unknown: Christopher Morley
Unknown: Sir David Bone
Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Unknown: Otayo Jyst
Unknown: Christopher Morley
Unknown: David Bone.
Unknown: Christopher Morley
Unknown: Sir David Bone

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