Nautical & Marine Fiction | The Yarn of Old Harbour Town | William Clark Russell

This novel opens in 1805, during the Napoleonic Wars between England and France. A retired sailor, Captain Acton, reminisces about his time at sea now he lives on shore and wonders about a ship seen burning at sea the previous night. But there is one more voyage for the Captain, this time taking his daughter Lucy. As all sailors know, a woman on board brings bad luck.

Genre(s): Nautical & Marine Fiction, Published 1900 onward

William Clark Russell (1844 – 1911)

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