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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

CAPTAIN HEALY AND HIS PARROT 'POLLY'


Ole Michael Healy was one of the most controversial captains of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service.  His actions in the 'Bear'
in 1895 provoked a high-profile investigation that led to his downfall - but ole Healy managed to keep his greatest secret hidden from everyone.....until the very end.
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Captain Michael A. Healy of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service is, to para phase Winston Churchill, a mystery wrapped in an enigma.  One writer has noted that Captain Healy was an "American tragedy.

Ok so ole Capt. was a miss-understood dude....well I would venture to say he was more than miss-understood......he was just one "mess up dude"...
Anyway folks if you'd care to give this yarn a good going over, and possibly reading about a tad of history all you need to do is just click on the below link....set back and sip a tad of some good 'port' and enjoy!

Enjoy!