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The Sea Captain's Odyssey: A Biography of Captain H.H. Buhne, 1822-1894

The Sea Captain's Odyssey: A Biography of Captain H.H. Buhne, 1822-1894

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By Marvin Shepherd. A man of many adventures, Hans Buhne sailed from Denmark in 1838 as a cabin boy on a whaling ship. He survived a shipwreck, many whaling trips, illness in the California gold mines and an arrow in his lung. After making his home in Eureka, he was known as an expert bar pilot and eventually became one of the wealthiest men in northern California. Member Price: $22.45

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