Marblehead’s David Roper navigates through years of stories about life at sea

Marblehead — It was 351 years ago that English navigator Henry Hudson documented a mermaid sighting off the arctic coast of Russia, describing a white body of a woman with long black hair and the speckled tail of a porpoise. Fast forward almost 300 years to the summer of 1959, when David H. Roper was [...]