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Abalone Boat

Abalone Boat

Broadcast: June 3, 1953
Added: Jun 22 2014

In the dictionary, under the word Abalone, you'll find the definition about the gastropod mollusc. Having a shell of slightly spiraled form, with a row of apertures. The shell is lined with mother of pearl. What do we know of the hardships and dangers the men of the abalone fleet face, when they sail to pry this toothsome delicacy from the rocks and ledges in the twilight depths of the blue pacific? This is the story of Yankos Stepannovich, born in Yugoslavia, and captain and owner of the abalone boat. But most of all, this is a story of courage...