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Owners, officers, and crew of the British bark Chance.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Claims

Owners, officers, and crew of the British bark Chance.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Claims

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Claims,
  • Merchant marine -- Safety measures,
  • Armed Forces -- Officers

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClaim of owners, officers, and crew of British bark Chance for rescuing U.S. whaling fleet
    SeriesH.rp.719
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15994308M

    Old Salt Press is an independent press catering to those who love books about ships and the sea. We are an association of writers working together to produce the very best of nautical and maritime fiction and non-fiction. We invite you to join us Continue reading →.   Chapter One []. S HE was the largest craft afloat and the greatest of the works of men. In her construction and maintenance were involved every science, profession, and trade known to civilization. On her bridge were officers, who, besides being the pick of the Royal Navy, had passed rigid examinations in all studies that pertained to the winds, tides, currents, and geography of the sea; they.

    (, p. 22), found reports of whales in the narratives of British Royal Navy Captains James Cook and Frederick William Beechey. Roys' next command was aboard the bark Superior of Sag Harbor, a relatively small ship of tons, outfitted for an ostensibly short and in­ expensive voyage of less than a year to the southern Indian and PacificFile Size: 1MB. This is a facsimile or image-based PDF made from scans of the original book. Kindle: KB: This is an E-book formatted for Amazon Kindle devices. EBook PDF: MB: This text-based PDF or EBook was created from the HTML version of this book and is part of the Portable Library of Liberty. ePub: KB.

    He doubted whether -- had a second pair of boots in the world; but he added that, to do honor to British officers, they would scour Brownsville for the materials for cocktails. At 3 P. M. we dined with Mr. Maloney, who is one of the principal and most enterprising British merchants at Matamoros, and enjoyed his hospitality till CONTENTS OF VOL. IV. To Joseph Reed, April 1st page 1. About to set out for New York—Conduct of General Ward—Fry’s record—Affairs in Carolina—Disposition of the ministry—Tendency to independence—Putnam to lead the attack on the British—The Boston loyalists and their pitiful condition—British vessels at Newport lead to Sullivan’s being sent there.


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