Author: Captain J. Douglas Stewart
Record of a varied career at sea over several decades - from Merchant Navy cadet to tanker captain.
A boyhood visit to the battleship HMS Nelson left the author with the ambition to be a midshipman in the Royal Navy and to be in charge of a steam picket-boat with a brass funnel. T... more...
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Born in 1828 near Kelso in the Scottish Borders, Wyllie went to sea as an apprentice...