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A Sailor of Fortune

Personal Memoirs of Captain B. S. Osbon

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      • Source title: A Sailor of Fortune: Personal Memoirs of Captain B. S. Osbon

        StatementFranklin Classics Trade Press
        PublishersFranklin Classics Trade Press
        LC ClassificationsOct 22, 2018
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 95 p. :
        Number of Pages83
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100343961911

        nodata File Size: 7MB.

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Michael has had me thinking about mental toughness as well. Now, I wonder, does the rat represent him, and is the cat a stand-in for the Venetians he served, possibly with resentment?

Legendary Capstan

He fought the Turks and the Genoese, served in a fleet that carried a papal delegation, and navigated the Mediterranean and the Atlantic to Flanders and England.

And the Romans about that time started to extend their reach by land and the sea. The Legendary Capstan functions identically to other versions, providing only a unique appearance. Mocenigo had sent Michael out in a small ship to reconnoiter the palisade protecting the Turkish fleet in late June. While squabbles between armies and navies are now over football games, I think each is beholden to the other.

A sailor of fortune; personal memoirs of Captain B. S. Osbon : Osbon, Bradley Sillick, 1827

And as Greek seapower grew, sailors extended their reach and culture all through the eastern Mediterranean. I met my centuries-old flame in The Book of Michael of Rhodes: A Fifteenth-Century Maritime Manuscript, a three-volume work released recently by MIT Press.

But there were other ways to do that. Was he carried with festering wounds to a monastery or to one of the hospitals that had opened following the great plague, or did his friends patch him up and throw him onto the back of an ass for the long journey back to Venice?

The oarsmen rowed during calms, at port entrances, and in battle, says Stahl.