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Cruise of the Dashing Wave

Philip Hichborn

Cruise of the Dashing Wave

rounding Cape Horn in 1860

by Philip Hichborn

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPhilip Hichborn ; edited by William H. Thiesen ; foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene Allen Smith
SeriesNew perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology, New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology
ContributionsThiesen, William H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV812.5.H53 A3 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547553M
ISBN 10081303437X
ISBN 109780813034379
LC Control Number2009044791
OCLC/WorldCa437299340

- The S.S. Dashing Wave, a troop ship, that carried most of the CL 50 survivors back to the USA, after the Helena was sunk, around August It took about 30 days to make the trip from New Caledonia to San Diego because it traveled outside the shipping lanes to . Admiral Philip Hichborn (b. March 4, - ) was Chief Constructor and Chief of the U. S. Navy's Bureau of Construction and Repair from to Cruise of the Dashing Wave: rounding Cape Horn in (written 's, published ) ReferencesResidence: Washington D. C.

BOOK REVIEWS. Why Read. Moby-Dick?, by Nathaniel Philbrick. 97 Reviewed by Ellen L. Madison. The Civil War at Sea, by Craig L. Symonds. 99 Reviewed by Tony McGowan. Cruise of the. Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in , by Philip Hichborn. Reviewed by Tom Meunier. Surfer Girls in the New World Order, by Krista Comer. William H. Thiesen Dr. Thiesen is the Atlantic-area historian for the U.S. Coast Guard and author of Industrializing American Shipbuilding: The Transformation of Ship Design and Construction, – and Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in (University Press of Florida, and , respectively).

The Dashing Wave was under fire from shore batteries on April 14 but escaped damage. The Saginaw Victory was credited with the destruction of one enemy plane on April 12 and another on April Bombs landed about yards away on the latter date, and the ship was strafed.   Sea Pie and Dandy Funk and thus I recently found myself leafing through something called Cruise of the Dashing Wave. It contains the recently rediscovered journal of Author: Amanda Fiegl.


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Cruise of the Dashing Wave by Philip Hichborn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cruise of the Dashing Wave recounts a harrowing clipper ship passage from Boston to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn, as recorded by Philip Hichborn, ship's carpenter, in his journal. On board the Dashing Wave, even the disagreeable food was a blessing as it distracted the crew from the oppressive cruelty of the elements.

The weather and heavy seas of Cape Horn pushed the Cruise of the Dashing Wave book Cited by: 1. Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in Philip Hichborn, edited by William H. Thiesen. Book. Published by: University Press of Florida.

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On board the Dashing Wave, even the disagreeable food was a blessing as it distracted the crew from the oppressive cruelty of the elements.4/5(1). The Cruise of the Dashing Wave is a modern book which tells the history of this ship. The book transcribes another passenger journal (that of Philip Hichborn in ) from the National Archives, and includes additional sources and photographs.

Cover of Cruise of the Dashing Wave. About the Author Philip Hichborn began his career as a ship's carpenter on Dashing Wave and rose through the ranks to become an admiral and the chief constructor of the U.S.

Navy. William Thiesen is the Atlantic area historian for the U.S. Coast Guard, former curator and assistant director of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, and author of Industrializing American Shipbuilding. This book recounts a harrowing clipper ship passage from Boston to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn, as recorded by Philip Hichborn, the ship's carpenter, in his journal.

On board the Dashing Wave, even the disagreeable food was a blessing as it distracted the crew from the oppressive cruelty of.

One of a carpenter's duties aboard a ship included assisting the ship as it departed. Being new, Philip Hichborn received minor criticisms from the captain as he was not able to immediately work on the booby-hatch.

This chapter presents a detailed version of Philip Hichborn's journal, providing the carpenter's day-to-day experiences. While the earlier entries only included a few short Author: Philip Hichborn.

Philip Hichborn is the author of Cruise of the Dashing Wave ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Report On European Dock-yards ( av 4/5(1). Corpus ID: Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in @inproceedings{HichbornCruiseOT, title={Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in }, author={Philip Hichborn and William H.

Thiesen}, year={} }. US Navy Cruise Books are unofficial publications published by a ship's crew to document a cruise or deployment. The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Several commands only order copies for about 2/3 of the crew as a rule of thumb. Creating those books is an old tradition in the US Navy.

So of course this book Cruise of the Dashing Wave is very special to me. The writing inside (by the ship's carpenter) is unique and shows some of the author's biases. Hard to believe the hardships that sailors endured during this era. The book consists of: 1. The passage around Cape Horn by the book's author /5.

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On board the Dashing Wave, even the disagreeable food was a blessing as it distracted the crew from the oppressive cruelty of the elements. Cruise of the Dashing Wave: rounding Cape Horn in [Philip Hichborn; William H Thiesen] -- Most accounts of seafaring are written by captains, mates, or members of the forecastle crew, but this unusually candid account captures life aboard a 19th-century tall ship from the point of view of.

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"Cruise of the Dashing Wave" recounts a harrowing clipper ship passage from Boston to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn, as recorded by Philip Hichborn, ship's carpenter, in his journal. On board the Dashing Wave, even the disagreeable food was a blessing as it distracted the crew from the oppressive cruelty of the elements.

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This development draws the ire of protestors, who may be even more dangerous than the musclemen competing in .Cruise journal of Philip Hichborn aboard the merchant vessel Dashing Wave on a voyage from Boston to San Francisco, Related Records: Most records of the Bureau of Construction, Equipment, and Repairs are interfiled with the records of the Bureau of Construction and Repair (SEE ).

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