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The Seiners   By: (1868-1957)

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THE SEINERS

by

JAMES B. CONNOLLY

Author of "Out of Gloucester," "Jeb Hutton," Etc.

[Illustration: IT WAS THE FINEST KIND OF EXCITEMENT, OUR RUNNING TO HARBOR]

Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1910

Copyright, 1904, by Charles Scribner's Sons

Published, May, 1904

CONTENTS

I. THE NEW VESSEL OF WITHROW'S 1 II. A LITTLE JOG ALONG THE DOCKS 8 III. MINNIE ARKELL 16 IV. LITTLE JOHNNIE DUNCAN STANDS EXAMINATION 27 V. FROM OUT OF CROW'S NEST 35 VI. MAURICE BLAKE GETS A VESSEL 43 VII. CLANCY CROSSES MINNIE ARKELL 51 VIII. THE SEINING FLEET PUTS OUT TO SEA 61 IX. MACKEREL 70 X. WE LOSE OUR SEINE 82 XI. AN OVER NIGHT BREEZE 87 XII. THE FLEET RUNS TO HARBOR 99 XIII. WESLEY MARRS BRINGS A MESSAGE 119 XIV. A PROSPECT OF NIGHT SEINING 123 XV. CLANCY TO THE MAST HEAD 129 XVI. WE GET A FINE SCHOOL 137 XVII. A DRIVE FOR MARKET 144 XVIII. A BRUSH WITH THE YACHTING FLEET 153 XIX. MINNIE ARKELL AGAIN 159 XX. THE SKIPPER PUTS FOR HOME 172 XXI. SEINERS' WORK 175 XXII. ON THE CAPE SHORE 184 XXIII. DRESSING DOWN 193 XXIV. THE WITHROW OUTSAILS THE DUNCAN 202 XXV. TROUBLE WITH THE DOMINION CUTTERS 206 XXVI. THE GOSSIP IN GLOUCESTER 211 XXVII. IN CLANCY'S BOARDING HOUSE 217 XXVIII. IN THE ARKELL KITCHEN 220 XXIX. MAURICE BLAKE COMES HOME 230 XXX. THE MORNING OF THE RACE 235 XXXI. THE START OF THE RACE 243 XXXII. O'DONNELL CARRIES AWAY BOTH MASTS 250 XXXIII. THE ABLE JOHNNIE DUNCAN 257 XXXIV. MINNIE ARKELL ONCE MORE 265 XXXV. CLANCY LAYS DOWN THE LAW 271 XXXVI. MAURICE BLAKE IS RECALLED 281 XXXVII. THE GIRL IN CANSO 289 XXXVIII. THE DUNCAN GOES TO THE WEST'ARD 297 XXXIX. THE HEART OF CLANCY 309

THE SEINERS

THE SEINERS

I

THE NEW VESSEL OF WITHROW'S

It was only a few days before this that the new vessel of Mr. Withrow's, built by him, as everybody supposed, for Maurice Blake, had been towed around from Essex, and I remember how Maurice stood on the dock that afternoon and looked her over.

There was not a bolt or a plank or a seam in her whole hull, not a square inch inside or out, that he had not been over half a dozen times while she was on the stocks; but now he had to look her over again, and as he looked his eyes took on a shine. She had been designed by a man famous the world over, and was intended to beat anything that ever sailed past Eastern Point.

She certainly was a great looking model of a vessel, and "If she only sails and handles half so well as she looks, she'll do for me," said Maurice. "Yes, sir, and if she's up to what I think she ought to be, I wouldn't be afraid to bet my share of what we make out South that she'll hold her own with anything out of Gloucester give her a few weeks to loosen up, of course... Continue reading book >>




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