A. B. C. Whipple

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Addison Beecher Colvin Whipple is a historian and author who has written largely about oceanic subjects since the mid-1950s. He was an executive editor at Time-Life Books and before that an associate editor at Life Magazine. Whipple has authored 21 books including Yankee Whalers in the South Seas(1954), The Clipper Ships (1980), To the Shores of Tripoli: The Birth of the U.S. Navy and Marines (1991), and Storm (1982).

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February 1956

After a century and a half of misadventure, the Constellation (if she is still the Constellation ) returns home