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Background to the Voyage
Portsmouth to Madeira
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24 hours aboard the Centurion Acapulco anchor Anson ashore blew Bocca Tigris British Canton River Cape Good Success Cape Horn Captain captured Chantuk charts Chiloe Chinese coast Cobadonga Commander Commodore crew December deck East Indiamen eastward English fathoms fire foresail Fresh gales galleon George Anson Gloucester governor guns harbour hoisted homocks Hoppo India ships Indians Juan Fernandez land Lieutenant likewise long boat Macao Madeira Madeira distance main topsail Majesty's ships Mandarins Manila Manila galleon mast miles moderate and fair Moored at Taipa morning noon North East North West northward observed officers Patagonia Payta port Portuguese prisoners prize rain returned rigging sail Saumare Saumarez scurvy seamen sent shore sick sight signal sloop South West southward Spaniards Spanish squadron St Julians Straits Straits of Magellan tacked Taipa Quebrado Tinian topsail treasure Tryall Tryall sloop vessel Viceroy voyage Wager weather westward