• Shelter from the Perfect Storm

    Posted: 17th May 2013 | Written by: Bob Hathaway

    Bob Hathaway
    It is early evening on Tuesday 10 October 1780. The two-masted trading schooner “Ocean Star” is anchored under Pigeon Island, Saint Lucia, enjoying a balmy tropical autumn evening. The skies are clear. The winds are calm. And schools of jacks and snappers are throwing up phosphorescence around the ship.
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