Re: Free Slocum information
Sorry to change your information, but if you check the old records you will find that Capt. Joshua Slocum was given the hull of a semi demolished sail boat , and he rebuilt that, with changes. He didn't design and build it from scratch.
Have you read all the books that Myra Lopes of Fairhaven, Ma. wrote about Joshua ?? If you ever get to New Bedford, Ma.stop at the New Bedford Whaling Museum and see the large display of Joshua Slocum memorabelia....also many photographs.
Mel Brown of Billerica, Ma. has donated much literature written by Joshua to his Aunt (?) and Mel is in the process of updating a large amount of information, genealogy, etc.into a brand new book. However, he and I are still doing research. His latest contacts and dug up (and backed up) information is unbelievable.
For what it's worth....