Paul E. Rink

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Paul E. Rink was for some years a ship’s engineer and later was employed by the State Department in Panama. He is currently a writer of television documentaries and lives in Monterey, California.
For further reading: Yankee Stargazer , by Robert Elton Berry (McGraw-Hill, 1941); Merchant Sail , by William Armstrong Fairburn (Fairburn Marine Educational Foundation, Center Lovell, Maine, 1945-55); “Nathaniel Bowditch,” by Harold Bowditch, The American Neptune , April, 1945.

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August 1960

Salem’s irascible little “arithmetic sailor” made seamanship a science and left all mariners in his debt