Tonight, author Vaughn Sherman will be giving a talk and reading from his book “Sea Travels: Memoirs of a Twentieth Century Master Mariner,” which tells the story of J. Holger Christensen, a mariner from the Puget Sound. The talk will be at the Highliner Pub in Fisherman’s Terminal from 5 to 7 p.m.
“Sea Travels,” which references many Ballard people and places, is about Christensen’s early life on Bainbridge Island as a deckhand on his family’s boat to his work as a master mariner as an adult. The book is a collection of Christensen’s memoirs, as told to his nephew, Sherman. To learn more about the book, click here.