Profiles in Heroism at Sea

Maritime history is full of examples of brave leadership in the face of deadly conditions at sea. This is not one of them:


Before he tripped and fell into the life boat, the crew declared “women and children first,” at which point the Captain also tripped and fell into a dress, wig and pumps, and then a baby tripped and fell into his arms.

Author: Doug Powers

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