Captain "Hell Roaring" Mike Healy : from American slave to Arctic hero

Noble, Dennis L

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The Georgia plantation -- Down to the sea -- Love and the sailor -- Eastern interlude -- Healy's polar passion -- Cannons, expeditions, shipwrecks, and reindeer -- The captain and the immortal Bear -- "Monster Healy" -- The czar of the North -- "I steer by no man's compass but my own" -- "A desperate and dangerous man" -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1: Important dates in the life of Capt. Michael A. Healy -- Appendix 2: The family of Michael Augustine Healy -- Appendix 3: Charges brought against Capt. Michael A. Healy in 1896 trial
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