Caleb West, Master Diver

Caleb West, Master Diver

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"[...]tend derricks; an' there's our regular gang, -George Nickles an' the rest of 'em. I only got one new man so far: that's a young feller named Bill Lacey. He looks like a skylarkin' chap, but I kin take that out o' him. He kin climb like a cat, an' we want a man like that to shin the derricks. He's tended divers, too, he says, an' he'll do to look after Caleb's life-line an' hose when I can't. By the way, sir, I forgot to ask ye about them derricks. We got to hev four whackin' big sticks to set them big stone on top o' the concrete when we git it finished, an' there ain't no time to lose on 'em. I thought maybe ye'd order 'em to-day from Medford?" While Sanford was writing a telegram to a shipbuilder at Medford ordering "four clean, straight, white pine masts not less than twenty inches at the butt," and delivering it to his negro servant, Sam, whom he called from the adjoining room, Captain Joe had arisen from his chair and had taken down his[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507549113
  • 9781507549117

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