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Catalogue of Nantucket Whalers; And Their Voyages from 1815 to 1870 (Paperback) Loot Price: R383 Discovery Miles 3 830
Catalogue of Nantucket Whalers; And Their Voyages from 1815 to 1870 (Paperback): Hussey &. Robinson
Catalogue of Nantucket Whalers; And Their Voyages from 1815 to 1870 (Paperback): Hussey &. Robinson

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Catalogue of Nantucket Whalers; And Their Voyages from 1815 to 1870 (Paperback)

Hussey &. Robinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 Excerpt: ...the Bar, went ashore in the Chord of the Bay, and bilged. The sea was soon making a clean breach over her, exposing the crew to wet and cold. Two of them suffered to death, and a boy was washed overboard and lost. As soon as was practicable, a boat went out to her, took off the survivors, four in number, who were in a suffering condition, and the two dead bodies, and brought them to town. It was a severe storm and much damage was done in this vicinity. At the south side of the island the tide rose over the banks, in many places overflowing the land for some distance back. Mioxes valley was transformed into an ocean, the tide flowing up to within eighty rods of James M. Hosier's house, (the Obed Marshall farm, before mentioned, now owned by Albert C. Bartlett, ) and the water in the pond rose some five or six feet above the ordinary level. 1816. December l6th, schooner Susannah, Damon, with a cargo of potatoes and other vegetables, came ashore off Squam Pond and went to pieces. 1817. June 15th, sloop Mary, of Sag Harbor, Capt. Jonah Rogers, was wrecked on Nantucket Shoals. The crew were saved, but the vessel and cargo were totally lost. October 18th, brig William Todd, of Liverpool, Nova Scotia, from Turk's Island, bound to Portland, with a cargo of 6000 barrels of salt, went ashore at the south side of the island, a little to the westward of Miacomet Pond. The vessel and cargo were sold for$300. She was subsequently stripped of sails, rigging, etc., and again sold for $100. October, sloop John, Capt. George Starbuck, was wrecked on the Black Flats. 1818. January 3d, a small vessel belonging at and for Westport, left here at 11 A. M. A gale coming on, she anchored near Cape Poge, parted her cable, came back and run ashore on the opposite side of the harbor. D..

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Hussey &. Robinson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-52532-8
Barcode: 9781130525328
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LSN: 1-130-52532-5

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