Duncan (Archibald) The Mariner's Chronicle: being a Collection of the Most Interesting Narratives of Shipwrecks, Fires, Fammines, and Other Calamities incident to a Life of Maritime Enterprise; with authentic particulars of the Extraordinary Adventures and Sufferings of the Crews, Their Reception and Treatment on Distant Shores and a Concise Description of the Country, Customs and Manners of the Inhabitants including an Account of the Deliverance of the Survivors,
50 engraved plates, 6 vols., sm. 8vo, 19th century half calf, London 1805-15
Ferguson 462 records the 6 volume edition.
Includes the Narrative of the loss of the "Bounty" commanded by Lieutenant W. Bligh; through a conspiracy and the sufferings of those who were cast adrift in the boat; Narrative of the total loss of H.M.S. "Bounty" including the transactions of the mutineers after they gained possession of the vessel, extracted from the letters of Lieutenant Christian, Relation of the wreck of H.M.S. "Porpoise" and "Cato" on a sand bank off the coast of New Holland communicated by Captain Flinders; Loss of the "Pandora" frigate; Distress of the "Guardian" Sloop bound for Botany Bay; and 174 other shipwreck narratives off the coast of Africa, North and South America, Pacific Ocean, etc.
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