Dating a merchant seaman
It had a picture of the 7 men on the raft (one of whom was Sousa, the fellow with his hands to his mouth), and I later learnt that this was, in fact, the very picture Captain Duffy kept with him all those years (the marks from the folds in the paper were clearly visible).
The picture is also included in Captain Moore's book, with the names of 4 of the men on the raft.
Captain Duffy sent the page to him, and he, in turn, took it to the F. There used to be a webpage entitled "A Tribute to Anthony G.
Sousa", which I found when running a search for Muskogee, but it looks like it has now been taken down.
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