Dana, Richard Henry

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Dana, Richard Henry Gender: M
born on 1 August 1815 at 15:10 (= 3:10 PM )
Place Cambridge MA, USA, 42n22, 71w06
Timezone LMT m71w06 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Penfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 08°36' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 20°36 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 07°40'


American writer. A maritime lawyer, sailor, novelist and politician, the author of "Two Years Before the Mast,." 1840. He based his classic novel on diary that he kept as a sailor. He also wrote "A Seaman's Friend," 1841, to help seamen know their rights when seeking claims.

Died 1/06/1882, Rome, Italy.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Penfield Collection spec. Old-file had 2:50 PM


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book