Murder in the Pacific: Whaler Sharon

Howes Norris was married and the father of four when he shipped out as master of the whaler Sharon. He had made quite a few¬†prosperous¬†voyages in the past, hopefully this one would be too. Norris was a hard taskmaster, having … Continue reading

The Cunarder: Arthur Henry Rostron

At the tender age of 5 years old he made it clear that he wanted to become a sailor. Born on May 14, 1869 in Bolton, Arthur Henry Rostron kept that mind set. His family discouraged him from the idea, … Continue reading