History Literature / TheCaptainsWife

23rd May '15 3:02:48 AM MachRider1985
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''Literature/TheCaptainsWife'' is a short and obscure novel by Douglas Kelley. It is based on the true story of the gallant Mary Ann Patten, wife of Joshua Patten the captain of the clipper ship ''Neptune's Car'' in 1856. When her husband was down with sickness, and she was the only one who could navigate (having learned it as a hobby) she brought the ship around Cape Horn from New York to California with the help of Hare the second mate. All the while caring for her husband and burdened with an unborn child. All the whil she continually conducted a power struggle with the first mate Keeler. It serves the purpose of remembering a woman who ought to be remembered.
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''Literature/TheCaptainsWife'' is a short and obscure novel by Douglas Kelley. It is based on the true story of the gallant Mary Ann Patten, wife of Joshua Patten the captain of the clipper ship ''Neptune's Car'' in 1856. When her husband was down with sickness, and she was the only one who could navigate (having learned it as a hobby) she brought the ship around Cape Horn from New York to California with the help of Hare the second mate. All the while caring for her husband and burdened with an unborn child. All the whil while she continually conducted a power struggle with the first mate Keeler. It serves the purpose of remembering a woman who ought to be remembered.

* CourtlyLove: Mr Hare the second mate, has this toward Mary. Nothing is done about it. It's the nineteenth century.
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* CourtlyLove: Mr Hare the second mate, mate has this toward Mary. Nothing Mary, but nothing is done about it. It's the nineteenth century.it.

* HonourBeforeReason: Why they finish the voyage instead of turning back. * IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Hare has UST with Mary but lets her be happy with her husband. * JeanneDArchetype: Mary takes over from a downed superior (technically her husband but, you know, 19th century) and leads the men under her command to victory.
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* HonourBeforeReason: Why This is why they finish the voyage instead of turning back. * IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Hare has UST UnresolvedSexualTension with Mary but lets her be happy with her husband. * JeanneDArchetype: Mary takes over from a downed superior (technically her husband but, you know, 19th century) and leads the men under her command to victory.

* TeamMom: Mary for the same crew once it's her's.
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* TeamMom: Mary for the same crew once it's her's.hers.
22nd May '15 9:13:16 AM MachRider1985
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''Literature/TheCaptainWife'' is a short and obscure novel by Douglas Kelley. It is based on the true story of the gallant Mary Ann Patten, wife of Joshua Patten the captain of the clipper ship ''Neptune's Car'' in 1856. When her husband was down with sickness, and she was the only one who could navigate (having learned it as a hobby) she brought the ship around Cape Horn from New York to California with the help of Hare the second mate. All the while caring for her husband and burdened with an unborn child. All the whil she continually conducted a power struggle with the first mate Keeler. It serves the purpose of remembering a woman who ought to be remembered.
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''Literature/TheCaptainWife'' ''Literature/TheCaptainsWife'' is a short and obscure novel by Douglas Kelley. It is based on the true story of the gallant Mary Ann Patten, wife of Joshua Patten the captain of the clipper ship ''Neptune's Car'' in 1856. When her husband was down with sickness, and she was the only one who could navigate (having learned it as a hobby) she brought the ship around Cape Horn from New York to California with the help of Hare the second mate. All the while caring for her husband and burdened with an unborn child. All the whil she continually conducted a power struggle with the first mate Keeler. It serves the purpose of remembering a woman who ought to be remembered.
22nd May '15 8:59:21 AM MachRider1985
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This is a short and obscure novel by Douglas Kelley. It is based on the true story of the gallant Mary Ann Patten, wife of Joshua Patten the captain of the clipper ship ''Neptune's Car'' in 1856. When her husband was down with sickness, and she was the only one who could navigate (having learned it as a hobby) she brought the ship around Cape Horn from New York to California with the help of Hare the second mate. All the while caring for her husband and burdened with an unborn child. All the whil she continually conducted a power struggle with the first mate Keeler. It serves the purpose of remembering a woman who ought to be remembered.
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This ''Literature/TheCaptainWife'' is a short and obscure novel by Douglas Kelley. It is based on the true story of the gallant Mary Ann Patten, wife of Joshua Patten the captain of the clipper ship ''Neptune's Car'' in 1856. When her husband was down with sickness, and she was the only one who could navigate (having learned it as a hobby) she brought the ship around Cape Horn from New York to California with the help of Hare the second mate. All the while caring for her husband and burdened with an unborn child. All the whil she continually conducted a power struggle with the first mate Keeler. It serves the purpose of remembering a woman who ought to be remembered. remembered. ---- !!Tropes:
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