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Especially compelling are the vivid recollections of former prisoners, not least a cabin boy from Rhode Island who, in September 1781, escaped by swimming more than two miles to Long Island.
In 1829, the 14-year-old Henry Highland Garnet was returning from a stint as a cabin boy—a job that allowed him to add to his family’s meager income.
Alexander Knox, resembling an early incarnation of Kevin Spacey, plays Humphrey van Wyden, a successful writer given no choice but to join the crew as a cabin boy.
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