The Lost Hero of Cape Cod

The Lost Hero of Cape Cod tells the story of a distinguished 19th-century mariner from Cape Cod, Captain Asa Eldridge, whose many accomplishments included setting a record for sailing across the Atlantic that still stands today. The various phases of his career also illustrate many of the key developments that made the period following the War of 1812 a golden era in US maritime history. For more information, go to by clicking on the button below.