Susan Brock sailed with her husband, Captain Peter C. Brock, on the whale ship Lexington from 1853 to 1856. Her journal contains eighty-five poems, including the “Nantucket Girls Song,” which she wrote down while visiting New Zealand. Read more from November 29, 1853
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