Women belowdecks or at the helm

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+00:00November 26th, 2017|history, maritime history, nautical history, women sailors|Comments Off on Iceland’s Immigrant Song
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