On October 14th, 1900 in Putnam, Connecticut in the Breault family, a healthy boy was born. Parents named him Henry. Since an early age, Henry loved oceans and always talked about sailing. He grew up listening to stories of his relative’s voyages. What his parents thought to be a childish love was going to shape this little boy’s life in a whole different direction. Even before he could finish his schooling he made a choice.