RE: Episode resume to be put on site.

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Many apologies for the delay in putting the description on the site after
your hard work writing it.

I've been away on holiday for the past few weeks.

I will get around to it soon.


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Subject: Re: [shiponedingroup] Episode resume to be put on site.

> I'll put it on the site when I have the chance – thanks.
> Bill.
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> Subject: [shiponedingroup] Episode resume to be put on site.
> Dear Bill,
> I attach another episode – from series 3 for perusal and acceptance. Hope
> its OK
> SERIES 3 : Programme 2 – THE STRANGER by Cyril Abraham.
> Resume – Viv Dodd
> The Osiris, bound for Liverpool with James and Baines, is becalmed at the
> mouth of the Amazon river when James sees a native dugout canoe and
> retrieves an unconscious woman from it. They nurse her back to health but
> she remembers little of her ordeal and does not know who she is. Finding
> Anne's travelling chest that James always keeps with him, she replaces the
> seaman's garb given to her with one of Anne's old dresses and shawls. When
> James comes below he sees the woman's reflection in a mirror and is
> confused
> into thinking it is Anne. Baines arrives to calm the situation, bring
> James
> back to reality and he explains James' reaction to the woman.
> Back in Liverpool, the coal miners have gone on strike, Robert is becoming
> increasingly harassed by having to find replacement cargoes for Onedin
> ships
> in James' absence aswell as see to his own business and becoming a
> councilor. He enters into a `gentleman's agreement' with Jack Frazer that
> the Baltic trade should not be interfered with by Onedin ships and that,
> as
> a result, he would be given a contract to provision Frazer ships. Sarah is
> more and more engrossed in her charity work – enthusiastically encouraged
> by
> Leonora who, if she cannot be close to James, at least associates with his
> family.
> On their return to the port, James takes the woman to his sister
> Elizabeth's
> house and her father in law, Jack Frazer, is there also. Immediately
> Frazer
> recognizes the woman as his niece, Caroline Maudsley who is startled into
> remembering that her husband, Geoffrey had been killed by natives. It
> becomes evident that she is a rich, independent woman of the world with a
> strong will and mind of her own. She is happy to stay with Elizabeth which
> helps alleviate her problem of a lack of income due to Albert's absence in
> the Argentine.
> Leonora is busy supplying at least one miners family with bread – that of
> her maid. James decides to do something about the the strikers and with
> the
> help of ale and gift of bread and cheese, induces the ringleaders to sign
> as
> seamen. When sobered up, they refuse to sail and most are jailed for 3
> months, including the husband of Leonora's maid. Leonora staunchly
> supports
> James' actions and sees it as an act of philanthropy to help starving the
> miners' families.
> James is not pleased with Robert's gentleman's agreement and, as no
> contract
> had been signed, dispatches him and Baines to get a Baltic cargo from
> Goteburg in direct contradiction of it. Fogarty tricks Robert into
> obtaining
> a low value cargo of `oats and Lucifers' – nothing that Frazer's would
> want – there by allowing him to keep the contract to supply his ships.
> On his return, Robert is left in no doubt about James' view on his
> inadequacies but James is pragmatic. He tells Robert `I treat the world
> the
> way the world treats me. I've no conscience to hold me back now' he says,
> glancing at a picture of Anne and he decides to leave the Baltic to
> Frazer.
> A rejuvenated Caroline enters to thank James formally for his rescue. She
> is
> followed by Mr Plimsoll whose cause she ardently supports – that is, the
> marking of a `load line' to prevent danger to sailors from owners wishing
> to
> overload their ships. She reprimands James for his treatment of the miners
> and the
> conditions for sailors on his ships – they deserve better. James says,' a
> man doesn't
> get what he deserves, he gets what he earns'. To James amusement, Caroline
> says `you are a man entirely without compassion'.
> On her exit, Robert says `By James, there goes a woman of spirit'.
> `Aye, more than the sea could dowse, eh?' James.
> `Aye, she likes to put her oar in and all and she's not without influence'
> Robert.
> James' not with me'.
> Robert, 'strikes me, you hauled out more than you could handle when you
> fished her out of the sea'.
> `Well, if she's any trouble, we can always throw her back again eh?'
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