Two Months Before the Mast


Title Info
Subtitle: (With Apologies to Dana)
Identifier
CecilNorthropTwoMonths
Abstract
Memoir of Northrop's first sea journey at age 18 aboard the SS Santa Paula. Also titled "Before the Mast to the West Coast." Manuscript is 32 pages. Narrative starts two days out from New York, bound for the West Coast of South America through the Panama Canal. On the first page Northrop notes that "Every boy wants to go to sea at sometime, especially after reading sea tales like Dana's 'Two Years Before the Mast'."
Name
Name: Northrop, Cecil Pinckney
Role: Creator
Type Of Resource
Texts
Origin Info
Date Created: 1919
Genre
memoirs, diaries
Physical Description
Digital Origin: Reformatted digital
Copyright Note
Cecil Northrop's manuscripts enter the public domain May 21, 2019 (life of the author + 70 years).