Set in the 1750's 'Lost to the sea' is the first in a series of sea stories charting the life of James Johnson. The son of a fisherman, he is orphaned when his entire family are drowned. He is taken in by the church and educated After a year, the boy is Apprenticed to a local shipping master and sent to sea. We follow his trials tribulations and triumphs as he struggles to cope with the harsh life, 'before the mast', on a merchant brig, and later, after being taken by the press gang, on a sloop of war.

Lost to the Sea: Orphaned, Apprenticed, Pressed and Prized

Author: E. Van Johnson

Title: Lost to the Sea: Orphaned, Apprenticed, Pressed and Prized

Series: Lost to the Sea

First Published by: CreateSpace

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Format: PB

Date: 3 June 2014

ISBN-10: 1494350009

ISBN-13: 9781494350000

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