The Mysterious Disappearance Of A Sea Pioneer Joshua Slocum Documentary
Joshua Slocum born in Nova Scotia--a descendant of Captain John Slocum born in Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War he remained firm in his loyalty to England and removed to Nova Scotia to avoid being drafted into the Continental Army. His father John , however, sided with the American rebellion, serving as a private in Col. Silas Wheelock's (7th Worcester County) Massachusetts regiment.
Documentary chronicling the life and career of Joshua Slocum, the sailor who became the first solo circumnavigator of the globe. From his birth in Nova Scotia in 1844 to his mysterious disappearance at sea in 1909, this film offers an in-depth view of a fearless and charismatic sailor, writer and adventurer. Timeline is part of the History Hit Network. Any queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org