Sea Story

Sea Story

Broadcast: 11th September 1947
Starring: Hart McGuire
Added: Sep 08 2003
Time is reckoned differently on land than on the sea. On land we speak of the mounting minutes as hours a sailor refers to them as bells. Criminology is not the only difference for time on land is a precise and measured thing while on the sea it is a languid series of restful moments that stretch between your ship and the wide horizon. And as time is different on the Blue so too is death when your ship becomes your coffin and your grave lies two thousand fathoms deep…