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Forty-eight days adrift: the voyage of the "Neptune II"
from Newfoundland to Scotland

(excerpts of Newfoundland names)

Barbour, Capt. Job. 1981. [originally published 1932] Forty-eight days adrift: the voyage of the "Neptune II" from Newfoundland to Scotland. Breakwater Books Ltd. 220 pp.

Barbour was captain of a schooner from Newtown, B.B. In late November 1929, while returning to Newtown from St. John's, his ship was struck by the first of a series of hurricanes and storms. Unable to return to Newfoundland, he continued east and landed in Scotland.

Newfoundlanders listed, many only briefly:

Barbour - Alphaeus, Baxter, Ben, George, Isaac, James, Job K.(Capt.),    
  Leslie D., Manuel (Capt.),Pearce, Percy, Samuel, Stanley, Thomas,
  Wilfred, William
Benson - (Capt.)
Bishop - Eldon (Capt.), John (Capt.)
Blackmore - Ephraim
Bungay - George
Cotton - Walter W. (Rev.)
Davis - George, Moses
Gabriel - (Rev.)
Gill - Edward
Goobie - W.B.
Green - Dan
Hall - Eli, James Stephen
Hefferton - Ned
Hickman - A.E.
Humphries - Esther, George, Peter, Tom
Job - R.B., W.C.
Johnston - D.
Kean - Charles (Capt.)
Keats - Harold
Knee - Job
Maley - E.A. (Rev.)
Milley - Samuel
Morris - Edward (Lord)
Norman - John
Norris - Job, William
Parsons - Rex
Rogers - (Capt.)
Sainsbury - John
Tuff - George
Winsor - Abram (Capt.)
Wood - Walter (Rev.)


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