Adventures at Sea in the Great Age of Sail: Five Firsthand Narratives

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Courier Corporation, 1925 - Transportation - 353 pages
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For anyone in search of authentic tales of sea-going action, adventure and exploration, these true-to-life accounts comprise a rich treasury of entertaining reading, with enough excitement and derring-do to satisfy any armchair adventurer. Moreover, they offer a vivid picture of life aboard the "tall ships" a century and more ago. A selection of 33 reproductions of historic drawings, engravings and photographs add special flavor and authenticity to the text.
 

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Contents

A NARRATIVE OF THE ADVENTURES OF CAPT
1
THE WRECK OF THE ISABELLA
6
THE RETURN OF CAPTAIN BARNARDS COMPAN
46
ARRIVAL OF THE SHIP MILLWOOD AT MASSA
100
THE ADVENTURES OF JOHN NICOL MARI
105
VIEW OF ST GEORGE GRENADA W 1
122
A JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE IN THE BRIG SPY
168
THE REMARKABLE TRANSACTIONS WHICH
208
A NARRATIVE OF EVENTS IN THE LIFE
287
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