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Read about people who earn their living at jobs related to the sea!

“The Lonely Life of a Lighthouse Keeper”
Lighthouse Keeper Sea History 113: page 21
“How Ships are Designed”
Naval Architect Sea History 122: page 38
“NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps”
Sea Services Sea History 126: page 37
“Sailmakers in the Nineteenth Century”
Sailmaker Sea History 109: page 20
“Where big ships go to die”
Shipbreaking Sea History 108: page 20
“A Nantucket Camel Ride”
Whaling Sea History 108: page 23
“Sailing Solo”
Professional Sailor Sea History 125: page 38