Hunter 'living legend' of the seas finally heads for dry land after more than 70 years working on water

Updated October 11 2020 - 9:19pm, first published 7:00pm

"Man is not made for defeat," the writer Ernest Hemingway had his main character declare in his novel, The Old Man and the Sea.

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Scott Bevan is a senior writer for The Newcastle Herald. He has also worked in radio and television and is the author of six books.

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