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'Water Front and Open Sea'


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CAPTAIN DAVID w. BONE is in active service as Commander of the Transylvania of the Anchor Line. He has also written largely about ships and seafaring life. His books are ' The Brassbounder ', ' Broken Stowage ', ' Merchantmen-at-Arms ', ' The Lookoutman ', and ' Capstan Bars '. A long and varied sea life that began-in 1890-with service in square-rigged sailing ships, and now continues in a great transatlantic liner, gives him both text and warrant for a series of talks about the sea and ships.
Listeners need not expect the figures and sad economic facts of present-day shipping to be seriously stressed by him. These, he thinks, are more impressively presented on the printed page. His text in these talks will be the personality of ships, their warmth and comfort; the men who man them, their relations with one another and with the shore ; the ports-home and foreign-that harbour ships.


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