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New Brunswick Biography Series: The Story of Molly Kool, Sea Captain

Molly Kool is an obvious choice for the first installment in our Inspiring New Brunswickers Series . Born in Alma in 1916, she went on to become the first woman in North America to officially master a ship.

Click the play button below to hear Jenna Morton read her Molly Kool short story, written as a bedtime story for her children.

Molly Kool | Sea Captain
February 23, 1916 – February 25, 2009

For a more in-depth look at Molly Kool, visit the Albert County Museum’s website, or read what the Canadian Coast Guard wrote when they dedicated a ship in her name.

For more on me, Jenna Morton, you can visit my biography page.

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