The Wreck of the Golden Mary
A short story of a ship wreck in 1851 trying to round Cape Horn on its way to the California gold fields. Poignant and well written. ( Summary by JCarson ) (1 hr 20 min)
The Wreck of The Wreck of the Golden Mary
magazine: in the frame story, survivors would tell tales to pass the time in the open boats. Overall I found the whole thing confusing and sentimental, and un-Dickens.