Fanny Palmer Austen, Navy Wife

Navy Wives Aboard British Warships A critique of Jane Austen’s Transatlantic Sister; The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen Jane Austen was a social realist in portraying everyday life [...]

Women Aboard!

Women have always been aboard ship. As passengers, girlfriends, and wives. As sailors, surgeons, nurses, helmsmen, and shipmasters. Women aboard — I got caught up in the history back in [...]

Iceland’s Immigrant Song

Iceland's original immigrant song may have been the poems composed by the helmsmen and women of the open rowboats, to aid them in remembering choice fishing spots. The first immigrants [...]

By |2018-04-12T14:12:30-07:00November 26th, 2017|history, maritime history, nautical history, women sailors|Comments Off on Iceland’s Immigrant Song
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