Monday, 30 April 2018

Shanghaiing: How Trickery And Deception Turned Thousands of Unwilling Men Into Sailors

quote [ Underneath Portland’s Old Town is a network of tunnel passages connecting the basements of many downtown bars and hotels to the Willamette River waterfront. In the 19th century, these tunnels were primarily used by merchants to move goods from the ships docked at the harbor directly to the basement storage areas, while avoiding the busy over ground traffic. ]

A gathering of angels appeared above my head
[SFW] [history] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:01amGMT]

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