Title

Article about Captain Josiah Angier Mitchell and his Freeport-based clipper ship

Authors

Herbert Adams

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

7-2000

Additional Date Information

Jul-Aug 2000

Pages

25-29

Abstract

Article about Captain Josiah Angier Mitchell and his Freeport-based clipper ship "Hornet," which burned in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and sank on May 3, 1866. Mitchell and his crew crossed 4,000 miles of open sea in a longboat in 43 days with only 10 days rations of food and water.

Subjects

Hornet (Clipper ship), Marine accidents, Mitchell, Josiah Angier

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