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Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Sophia, on the 30th of May, 1819, on the Western Coast of ...

by Charles Cochelet

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Published by Printed for Sir R . Phillips and co. .
Written in English


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Shipwrecks of the Pacific Northwest investigates some of the most compelling historic shipwrecks—from the infamous to the nearly forgotten. Explore a handful of these vessels, fated to have their final resting place along miles of the rugged Northwest coastline, including near the dangerous mouth of the Columbia River. Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history. In , the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny.

National Book Award, Nonfiction, The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth. In the Essex left Nantucket for the South Pacific with 20 crew members aboard. In the middle of the South Pacific, the ship was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale. A book students love, in a more concise format. America has sold more than million copies over the past eight editions because it’s a book that students enjoy reading. Effective storytelling, colorful anecdotes, and biographical sketches make the narrative absorbing and the material more memorable.

  In , the ton Essex set sail from Nantucket on a routine voyage to hunt whales. Fifteen months later the Essex was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale. Fearing cannibals on the islands to the west, the man crew set out in three small boats for South America, almost 3, miles away. Three months later, only eight were left alive/5(). The worst shipwreck in Alaska's history took place on Octo The evening of Octo the Canadian Pacific Railroad steamer Princess Sophia left Skagway Alaska for Juneau.. Early the next morning she ran aground on Vanderbilt reef, about 30 miles north of Juneau.


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Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Sophia, on the 30th of May, 1819, on the Western Coast of .. by Charles Cochelet Download PDF EPUB FB2

Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Sophia, on the 30th of May,on the Western Coast of Africa, and of the Captivity of a Part of the Crew in the Desert of Sahara (Classic Reprint) [Cochelet, Charles] 1819 *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Charles Cochelet.

Get this from a library. Narrative of the shipwreck of the Sophia, on the 30th of May,on the western coast of Africa, and of the captivity of a part of the crew in the desert of Sahara ; with engravings.

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Lot Author: Cochelet, Charles; Title: Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Sophia, on the 30th of May,on the Western Coast of Africa, and of the Captivity of a part of the Crew in the Desert of Sahara; Place Published: London; Publisher:Richard Phillips and Co.; Date Published: ; Description: [ii], pp.

Engraved folding map and 6 (of 7) aquatint plates, 3 on the Western Coast of. book which are folding. Narrative of the shipwreck of the Sophia, on the 30th of May,on the western coast of Africa, and of the captivity of a part of the crew in the desert of Sahara.

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The ship pivoted and the bow faced north – the Sophia began taking on water. The last SOS was sent at p.m. on October 25th “Taking water and foundering, for GOD’s sake come and save us!” The Sophia sat on the reef for 40 hours in rough seas and storms.

Between and pm on October 25th, the Princess Sophia sunk. Watches on. Essex was an American whaler from Nantucket, Massachusetts, which was launched in Inwhile at sea in the southern Pacific Ocean under the command of Captain George Pollard Jr., she was attacked and sunk by a sperm ed thousands of miles from the coast of South America with little food and water, the man crew was forced to make for land in the ship's surviving whaleboats.

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The book tells the true tale of American sailors on the cargo ship Commerce, who were shipwrecked in off the coast of Africa. They were captured, sold into slavery, beaten and starved.

Through the efforts of Commerce Captain James Riley, many found their way to freedom/5(). The first half of the book is Owen Chase's (first mate of the Essex) eyewitness account of the battle with the whale and the shipwreck that left the crew at sea for 93 days.

Following Chase's personal account are many newspaper clippings and short stories of either the same event or similar whale experiences in the Pacific Ocean/5(). The Sophia arrived in Port Jackson on 17th January and the convicts were mustered on board by Colonial Secretary Alexander McLeay on 21st January Alex Osborne had the gratification to see it remarked in the Sydney Gazette of the state of robust health of the convicts who were landed from the Sophia.

List of shipwrecks: 2 January Ship Country Description Eckardina Maria Denmark The ship was driven ashore near Gilleleje.: Union: Sweden: The full-rigged ship was driven ashore on Patience Island, Rhode Island, United States.: Zeelust Netherlands The ship ran aground on the Ooster Sandbank, in the North was on a voyage from Smyrna, Ottoman Empire to Rotterdam, South Holland.

English mariner John Young may have felt a little sorry for himself when he was accidentally left on Hawaii. Yet within a few years he’d wed a native princess and become advisor to the king. A Lancashire lad, Young was serving aboard an American ship engaged in the fur trade when he first saw Hawaii in (Occasionally, the ship may instead be found on yet another link from the shipping company page.) If the same name has been used by more than one ship, the name is listed only once, if the ships belonged to the same company.

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Because of a shortage of lifeboats, some survivors embarked on a raft and were decimated by starvation during a day ordeal, which descended into. Features The Sinking of the S.S. Princess Sophia. Looking back at the worst shipwreck on the West Coast, years ago this month.

Wednesday, Octo am. tbe book tells of peril on tbe bigb seas inof shipwreck on tbe nortbwest African coast, slavery in tbe Sabara, sale in mid-desert to an Arab mercbant interested in ransoming Riley and four crew-men, and an arduous and perilous journey to freedom in Morocco.' I owe a deep debt to the many good folk at the American Antiquarian Society (AAS).Riley returned to the States and in published his book, "Narrative of the Loss of the American Brig Commerce." Riley accepted an appointment from the U.S.

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