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Fast & Able, Life Stories of Great Gloucester Fishing Vessels
Fast Able Life Stories of Great Gloucester Fishing Vessels Author:Gordon W. Thomas As a boy, Gordon W. Thomas climbed the rigging of schooners tied up at Gloucester wharves and gazed over the masts out to sea, where he yearned to go. But his father, Capt. Jeffrey Thomas, skipper of the Adventure, would not let him go to sea. The sea was too dangerous, he said. There were enough Thomases at sea. — So Gordon Thomas stayed onshore... more » and became a walking encyclopedia of Gloucester schooners.
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