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Book Review-‘To Sea in a Sailing Ship: A celebration of the Golden Age of Sail from the diaries and photographs of Mary Lang, girl sailor of the 1930s’ by Sue Vader (ed.)


Mary Lang was an adventurous young Australian who made two voyages as a passenger in deep water sail in the 1930s, both of them in Finnish four-masted barques. The first passage was in the L’Avenir, with Captain Nils Erikson, from Australia to England, during which she rounded Cape Horn, and the second was the return […] Read More

Filed under: Interwar
Subjects include: Biography | Manpower & Life at Sea