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Born in 1829 to a seafaring family at Falkirk, Scotland, Joseph Roberts was a natural sailor and journeyman. His life was marked with exciting adventures and travels across the world.

At the age of 15, Roberts packed his sea bag for what was supposed to be a six-year journey of ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Joseph Roberts by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow