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Lost ships and lonely seas

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This edition was published in by The Century Co. in New York, USA.

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Lost ships and lonely seas
1942, Garden City Pub. Co.
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Cover of: Lost ships and lonely seas
Lost ships and lonely seas
1921, The Century Co.
in English
Cover of: Lost ships and lonely seas
Lost ships and lonely seas
1921, The Century Co.
Cover of: Lost ships and lonely seas
Cover of: Lost ships and lonely seas
Lost ships and lonely seas
1921, The Century Co.
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Lost ships and lonely seas

This edition was published in by The Century Co. in New York, USA.


Table of Contents

CONTENTS
I The Singular Fate of the Brio Polly 3
II How the Schooner Exertion Fell among Thieves 25
III The Tragedy of the Frigate Medusa 51
IV The Wreck of the Blenden Hall, East Indiaman 76
V The Adventures of David Woodard, Chief Mate 107
VI Captain Paddock on the Coast of Barrary 131
VII Four Thousand Miles in an Open Boat 160
VIII The Frigates That Vanished in the South Seas 180
IX When H. M. S. Phoenix Drove Ashore 212
X The Roaring Days of Piracy 232
XI The Loss of the Wager Man-of-War 250
XII The Cruise of the Wager's Long-Boat 288
XIII The Grim Tale of the Nottingham Galley 300
XIV The Storm-Swept Fleet of Admiral Graves 330
XV The Brisk Yarn of the Speedwell Privateer 350
XVI Luckless Seaman Long in Exile 367
XVII The Noble King of the Pelew Islands 303
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
The wreck of the Polly Frontispiece
Seamanship was helpless to ward off the attack of the storm that left the brig a sodden hulk 8
Fresh water trickled from the end of the pistol-barrel, and they caught it in a tin cup 16
Volusia off Salem, built at Falmouth, Mass., in 1801, and Wrecked at Cape Cod in 1802 20
The pirate captain boarding the captured Exertion 29
Armed with as many of the aforementioned weapons as they could well sling about their bodies 53
Boats were filled with men whose only thought was to save their skins 56
The brig, which had made a long tack and was now steering straight toward the raft 64
Governor Glass and his residence 97
Woodard raised his empty hands to ask for peace and mercy 112
Wreck of the Grosvenor on the coast of Caffraria 144
Early American ship of the 18th Century 176
Perilous situation of the ship 224
The Charlemagne, a New York packet ship 272
Brig Topaz of Newport, built in 1807 305
The brig Olinda of Salem, built in 1825 352
Taking on the pilot in the 18th Century 384

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OL25891824M
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LostShipsAndLonelySeas
OCLC/WorldCat
766354

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