A Captain Befriends a Sea Gull and Keeps the Crackers Coming

July 22, 2019 / Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

With permission to post by Billy Baker | Featured in The Boston Globe, July 20, 2019

It happens about 90 percent of the time. Maybe even more. But it’s not 100 percent of the time and this whole thing still seems so improbably – even after six years – that captain Heath Ellis says exactly nothing about the sea gull to his passengers for the first 71 minutes of the cruise.

But Ellis definitely has his eye on the sky, at the hundreds of gulls flying around the harbor, wondering if one of them is Polly Five Toes. Read Billy’s full article here.