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Randi

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« on: July 29, 2017, 06:54:02 pm »
Karluk has a Harvard graduate on board!
Though far from civilization the ' Icebound crews will not lack medical attention for among them Is a who has already proved his worth. Strange the coming of the professional man among the rough men of the sea. He shipped as a common sailor on board the Karluk. There came a time during the cruise that there was aced of the services of a physician. Then the sillor showed to the skipper Us certificate nnd the degree of n Harvard graduate. His skill saved the lives of ten of the whalemen. "It Is a Godsend that such a man Is among those Ice-bound whalers this year," said Captain Foley of the Monterey yesterday. "He went north to overcome his craving for drink nnd chipped as a common sailor. He. now occuplQs the cabin with Captain McGregor of the Karluk. The men of the fleet Idolize him.
Monterey and William Baylies
and
Bear and Manning
are also mentioned

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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2017, 06:56:29 pm »
Karluk has a Harvard graduate on board!
Though far from civilization the ' Icebound crews will not lack medical attention for among them Is a who has already proved his worth. Strange the coming of the professional man among the rough men of the sea. He shipped as a common sailor on board the Karluk. There came a time during the cruise that there was aced of the services of a physician. Then the sillor showed to the skipper Us certificate nnd the degree of n Harvard graduate. His skill saved the lives of ten of the whalemen. "It Is a Godsend that such a man Is among those Ice-bound whalers this year," said Captain Foley of the Monterey yesterday. "He went north to overcome his craving for drink nnd chipped as a common sailor. He. now occuplQs the cabin with Captain McGregor of the Karluk. The men of the fleet Idolize him.
Monterey and William Baylies
and
Bear and Manning
are also mentioned

What an amazing story!! To have that help amongst the rough life of the whalers would have been a Godsend indeed  :D :D :D