There's a book.....
Posted by Caroline on April 29, 1998 at 10:14:16:
In response to In Port, written by Ken on April 28, 1998 at 07:43:52
I've seen a book called "Life in Nelson's Navy" which has quite a big chunk about women on ships, and when I flipped through it, it seemed to me that though women were not usually allowed on voyage, it was a different case when the ship was in port. In fact women,(and I don't mean wives, necessarily) were positively encouraged to stay on board.
The owner of the book is at present overseas and uncontactable for at least the next two months. Does anyone else have it, or have access to it? I'd really like to know more abou this.
- Is This the Lavery? Ken 12:47:34 4/29/98 (2)
- Sea Fever Caroline 12:00:27 5/07/98 (0)
- That attestation led to the expression, "Wife in Every Port" *nfm Captain Everett 22:50:42 4/30/98 (0)
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