Diary of a Merchant Seaman by Andrew Shiston
Approx. 44,290 words.
Published on November 26, 2012 by
Casa de Snapdragon.
Andrew Shiston, a boy from the island of Portland in the UK, discovers life on the sea when he is forced to make a life changing decision at the age of 15. This account was taken from Andrew's journals scribed during the 25 years he sailed the seven seas.