Fish Story Articles

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Title

Fish Story Articles

Description

This 4 part article series, written by prominent Hawaiian Lorrin Thurston, covered the events of his recent trip to Palmyra.

Thurston owned the Honolulu Advertiser at the time, and had a vested interest in the commercial success of Palmyra, so a number of articles like this were run to promote interest in the atoll.

Creator

Lorrin Thurston

Source

Newspapers.com

Publisher

Honolulu Advertiser

Date

1922

Rights

Public Domain

Language

English

Collection Items

A Fish Story (pt. 2)
This is part 2 of 4, from an article series written by Lorrin Thurston, on his recent trip to Palmyra. It describes, in colorful detail, several methods for dealing with sharks while wading on reefs like those at Palmyra.

Thurston owned the…

A Fish Story (pt. 3)
This is part 3 of 4, from an article series written by Lorrin Thurston, on his recent trip to Palmyra. This colorful account describes a wrestling match between a young local, Teddy Dranga, and a large Tuna they hoped to have for dinner. …

A Fish Story (pt. 1)
This is part 1 of 4, from an article series written by Lorrin Thurston, on his recent trip to Palmyra. Here he describes how large game fish are caught aboard a typical sampan fishing vessel. This particular event took place at Kingman Reef, on the…

A Fish Story (pt. 4)
This is part 4 of 4, from an article series written by Lorrin Thurston, on his recent trip to Palmyra. This true "fish story", describes young crew member Teddy Dranga's fight with a giant eel, who had swallowed the fish, that had swallowed Teddy's…
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