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John had worked his way to Australia on a ship so they decided to check out the docks. Nothing. There was a Greek freighter going to Newcastle, New South Wales, then to Japan and on to the U.S. 504 more words

Danny's Story

Orphan Sandy is best left alone

Novels about orphans who won fame, fortune, and family were a staple of popular literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Alice Hegan Rice’s… 200 more words


Preventative Measures for Stowaways in South Africa

The American P&I Club has issued an alert to warn that the number of persons trying to stowaway on board ships in Durban and Cape Town is increasing. 355 more words


The Amazing human body: Facts about Stowaways and their survival

For several people, travelling on an aircraft is a nightmare. Adjusting to a restricted space with little leg-room and feeling your ear pop during take-off or landing is enough to dissuade many people from flying. 820 more words


The Dangers of the Open Seas

In writing about offshore drilling over the years, I’ve always been stunned by the vagaries of maritime law. The New York Times is running a great series examining just how lawless seas can be. 18 more words

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