Dana, Richard Henry
|born on||1 August 1815 at 15:10 (= 3:10 PM )|
|Place||Cambridge MA, USA, 42n22, 71w06|
|Timezone||LMT m71w06 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||08°36' 20°36 Asc. 07°40'|
American writer. A maritime lawyer, sailor, novelist and politician, the author of "Two Years Before the Mast,." 1840. He based his classic novel on diary that he kept as a sailor. He also wrote "A Seaman's Friend," 1841, to help seamen know their rights when seeking claims.
Died 1/06/1882, Rome, Italy.
Penfield Collection spec. Old-file had 2:50 PM
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Vocation : Law : Attorney
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book