The Ship That Sailed the Timme Stream Author:G C Edmondson Joe Rote, captain of the experimental Navy yowl ALICE. — figured that everything that could happen to him in one day — had already happened. First, after a freak electrical at — sea the ALICE had been thrown a thousand years backward in time, and it looked like they were stranded in the past. — They had provisions for two weeks at the most. Then t... more »here was the voluptuous barbarian girl they'd saved from captivity--her presence on board a ship full of normal sailors wasn't likely to lessen problems.