Sources, and for further study:

Voyage of the Liberdade (1890,) Joshua Slocum.

Sailing Alone Around the World (1900), Joshua Slocum.

Captain Joshua Slocum: The Life and Voyages of America’s Best Known Sailor (1950), Victor Slocum

The Hard Way Around (2010), Geoffrey Wolff

Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum (1999), Ann Spencer

(RE: Slocum’s Clock) Ocean Navigator January/February 2003 issue:

Teledyne-Webb Research

Rutgers Coastal Ocean Observation Lab

Rutgers COOL Transatlantic Glider site



The New Bedford Whaling Museum (

Peabody Essex Museum, depository of the Captain Joshua Slocum Papers (1894-1897) (

Joshua Slocum Society International (disbanded)

Interesting Slocum links and stories from around America: