1. Seaweed

    At the Point of a Cutlass by Gregory N Flemming

    In 1722 Philip Ashton was the 20 year old skipper of a small Marblehead fishing boat. Ashore the New Englanders were under continuous threat from the native Mi’kmaqs; at sea, with all other Atlantic mariners, from a wave of piracy which was perhaps part of the fallout of the end of the War of...