TIME LINE OF THE 'OLIVER DAVID JONES' VOYAGES


Years 1973 through 1984 -- The Baja Mexico Trips....


DATE

LINK

DESCRIPTION

WORDS

1973 JULY

Prolog.htm

The purchase of the sailing vessel 'Oliver David Jones'

1550

1973 DEC

Mexico1.htm

First trip south, with Bret - Sacramento to Morro Bay

4460

1974 JULY

Mexico2.htm

Morro Bay to San Diego with recount of whole trip

12725

1974 NOV

Mexico3.htm

John's first solo trip - from San Diego to Baja and return

5581

1976 JAN

Mexico4.htm

Mary, Kristi and John - from San Diego to Baja and return

8315

1983 JUNE

Mexico5.htm

John's solo trip from Stockton Sailing Club to Baja

6500

1984 MAR

Mexico6.htm

An account of the 'sinking' of 'Oliver David Jones' in Baja

1650


 Years 1986 through 1989 -- The South Pacific Passages...


1986 MAY

Passage1.htm

'Blue Water' Passage -- La Paz to Huka Hiva, Marqueses

2050

1986 JUNE

NukaHiva.htm

Recap of the passage and the stay in Huka Hiva

2400

1986 JUNE

Passage2.htm

Passage from Nuka Hiva to Rangiroa, Tauamotus

850

1986 JULY

Papeete.htm

Passage to Papeete and Bastille Day Celebrations

2400

1986 AUG

Moorea.htm

Notes from Moorea Island, French Polynesia

3600

1986 SEPT

Hauhine.htm

Notes from Hauhine Island, French Polynesia

2150

1986 OCT

BoraBora.htm

Notes from Bora-Bora Island, French Polynesia

2100

1986 NOV

Passage3.htm

Passage from Bora-Bora to Pago-Pago, American Samoa

1250

1987 MAY

Spring.htm

Return to Pago-Pago and retro-fitting ODJ

1987 JULY

Ciel1.htm

Ciel Tarman's 1st letter - Pago-Pago and the passage to Tonga

4700

1987 AUG

Passage4.htm

Passage from Pago-Pago to Tonga - John's letter

1987 SEPT

Ciel2.htm

Ciel Tarman's 2nd letter describing Tonga

3400

1988 FEB

Return from US with Sally Hoffman as crew

1988 APR

Round trip to Fiji

1988 JULY

Shipping ODJ home and flying back to the US

1989 APR

The 'death and destruction' of the 'OLIVER DAVID JONES

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