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Notes By The Way In A Sailor's Life
by Arthur E. Knights
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In diary form, Captain Knights memoirs of his travels in Hong Kong, India and the far east in the late nineteenth-century.
Well, sir, the next thing I thought of was to get a ship before the landsharks took all I had from me; and, with the assistance of Mr. Paul Forbes, I was soon in command of the ship "Royal Saxon," owned jointly by R. W. Cameron, of New York, and R. Towns, of Sydney. We sailed from New York for Melbourne, and arrived there safely, though in running down our easting about 42° south latitude we had continuous fogs.
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