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Tusitala Arrives, 100 Days Out From New York; Trip Exasperates Master


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 07, 2012

~~<p><em>Capt. James P.&nbsp; Barker Disgusted With Slow Time, Caused By Adverse Weather Conditions; 26 Men, Officers, Two Tomcats and a Dog Aboard; Cargo Is Fertilizer</em></p>
<p>After a 100-day voyage from New York, a trip that Capt. James P. Barker, veteran master of the ship, described as &ldquo;not only unsatisfactory, but positively exasperating,&rdquo; the square-rigged three-masted ship Tusitala rounded Diamond Head at 9 a.m. Tuesday and docked at Pier 26 at 11 a.m.</p>
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Capt. James P.  Barker Disgusted With Slow Time, Caused By Adverse Weather Conditions; 26 Men, Officers, Two Tomcats and a Dog Aboard; Cargo Is Fertilizer

After a 100-day voyage from New York, a trip that Capt. James P. Barker, veteran master of the ship, described as “not only unsatisfactory, but positively exasperating,” the square-rigged three-masted ship Tusitala rounded Diamond Head at 9 a.m. Tuesday and docked at Pier 26 at 11 a.m. Login for more...



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