The Howes family sent many of their sons to sea as captains and mates The Ships Amulet and Hippogriffe were, captained by Captain Anthony Howes of East Dennis in the 1840s and 1850s. Osborn Howes was born in Dennis, Mass., his first ship was the "Hebe" . He made several successful voyages in her, one of them being to Turkey, where he was hailed as the first American captain to visit that country

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