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Sailing Alone Around the World - Study Guide Chapters 15-17 Summary & Analysis

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In chapter fifteen, on May 26, Slocum arrived at Port Denison, just outside Bowen, the future site of a health resort in Queensland, Australia. Slocum received a warm welcome and gave another lecture about the voyage to date. Slocum became embarrassed by the introduction given by Mr. Myles, who served as land commissioner, harbor master, gold warden and so forth. Myles waxed poetic about Slocum's credentials and journey. By then, Slocum felt he had met everyone in the area and felt foolish regarding the introduction, seeing it as being unnecessary.

Slocum also shares reminiscences of the legendary Captain Cook and shares another lecture he gave at a charity in Cooktown.

The Spray manages to escape from accruing more damage from a coral reef.

Slocum details more trips, sights and sounds to various islands including Sunday Island, Home Island, and Booby Island.

Slocum also discusses...

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