Captain Joshua Slocum
This was the first man to sail around the world alone and he eventually recorded his journey in the book, Sailing Alone Around the World.
This group was one of the issues that needed to be faced by Slocum when contemplating his solo trip across the Atlantic.
Captain Eben Pierce
An acquaintance of Slocum's; an American whaling captain who offered Slocum the thirty-seven-foot gaff sloop known as the Spray.
Slocum finds these people in different regions to be amusing, usually helpful, and most definitely colorful.
This man was father to Joshua Slocum.
Mr. Black Pedro
This person was the leader of the savages who attempted to attack the Spray in Tierra del Fuego.
This person was the leader of a Swedish scientific expedition to the Pacific Islands and South America.
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