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The Practical Joke That Backfired

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Author Goerch retells the story of Joe Dosier, a North Carolina man fond of practical jokes, and the crew of sailors that sought their revenge. Dosier's tale begins with his fellow sailors' displeasure of his practical jokes, and his their eventual retaliation as they imprison him in a barrel on the deck of a ship. During a sudden storm, Dosier was washed overboard and subjected to a harrowing journey before his eventual rescue.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 5, Aug 1958, p79