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A privateer"s voyage round the world

George Shelvocke

A privateer"s voyage round the world

by George Shelvocke

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Privateering,
  • Voyages around the world,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBetagh, William
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG420 .S53 1930
    The Physical Object
    Pagination285 p.
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26569100M
    LC Control Number31026077

    After many hardships, he returned to England in , and in published an account of his experiences "A New Voyage Round the World. " This was supplemented by "Voyages and Descriptions" (). In he set out on a voyage of discovery during which he explored the coast of .   This is the extraordinary story of a Privateer, who in a voyage of three years, raided and plundered the rich Spanish territories in the New World, captured a small fleet of enemy ships, rescued the real-life Robinson Crusoe, and circumnavigated the globe/5.

      A Collection of Docuements [sic] Relating to his Voyage of Circumnavigation, () New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier Call Number: GD3 A Cruising Voyage Round the World: First to the South-Seas, Thence to the East-Indies, and Homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. Begun in , and Finish'd in Cited by:

      Rogers picked up Alexander Selkirk, a man who abandoned Dampier’s previous voyage because he lost faith in Dampier’s leadership. Woodes Rogers, in his bestselling book A Cruising Voyage Around the World: The Adventures Of An English Privateer, recounted the discovery of Selkirk on Feb. 1, , as the crew made landfall:Author: William Delong. A Voyage to the South Sea, and Round the World is a book by Edward Cooke, about a real-life trip around the world in two ships, under the command of Woodes Rogers. It is notable for including a firsthand account of castaway Alexander Selkirk, whose tale appears to have helped inspire Daniel Defoe to write Robinson Crusoe a few years : Edward Cooke.


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The second in a series of 'Seafarers Voices', 'A Privateer's Voyage Round the World' easily meets the high expectations set by Jean Marteilhe's 'Galley Slave'. Whereas Marteilhe seems to have been a friendly character, innocently punished by his cruel king to serve in the galleys, George Shelvocke willingly started a career as captain of a privateer ship/5(6).

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Privateer's Voyage Round the World (Seafarers' Voices Book 2).3/5(1). A Privateer's Voyage Round the World. With Aspersions Upon Him By William Betagh. Hardcover – January 1, Author: Captain George. Shelvocke. Privateer's Voyage Round the World.

InCaptain George Shelvocke, a poverty-stricken former Royal Navy officer, was appointed to command the Speedwell, a ship sent to prey on the Spanish in the Pacific. Off Chile, his ship was wrecked in the Juan Fernandez Islands/5. This is strange sailing around the world and well written in the early 's by Captain Woodes.

It is a first person narrative and therefore valuable, almost a gem. Woodes was a hero in his homeland England, but the reader may see him as a brute villain by:   The Paperback of the A Cruising Voyage Around the World: The Adventures of an English Privateer by Woodes Rogers at Barnes & Noble.

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Additional Physical A privateers voyage round the world book Online version: Shelvocke, George. Privateer's voyage around the world. New York, J. Cape & H. Smith [] (OCoLC) InCaptain George Shelvocke, a poverty-stricken ex-naval officer, appealed for help to an old shipmate, Edward Hughes, who was then part of a consortium fitting-out two privateering vessels to prey on the Spanish in the Pacific.

He offered Shelvocke. A Cruising Voyage Round the World (Paperback Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. A Cruising Voyage Round the World. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1. A Cruising Voyage Round the World, The Adventures of an English Privateer.

Captain Woodes Rogers. In spite of having appeared in print more than three centuries ago, A New Voyage Round the World remains as captivating and compelling a travelogue as it did when it first appeared in print. Opening the pages takes the reader back in time to an exotic world few people of Dampier's time knew of, providing us with a fresh look at what has become /5(7).

The events were grippingly portrayed in his memoir A Voyage Round the World by Way of the Great South Sea, though some of it was disputed by Betagh and others, and it still reads today as a fast moving, incident-packed tale exposing the world of the maritime mercenaries and privateers, men who would take on anything and everything - for Gold!/5(7).

The events were grippingly portrayed in his memoir A Voyage Round the World by Way of the Great South Sea, though some of it was disputed by Betagh and others, and it still reads today as a fast moving, incident-packed tale exposing the world of the maritime mercenaries and privateers, men who would take on anything and everything for Gold.

The events were grippingly portrayed in his memoir A Voyage Round the World by Way of the Great South Sea, though some of it was disputed by Betagh and others, and it still reads today as a fast moving, incident-packed tale exposing the world of the maritime mercenaries and privateers, men who would take on anything and everything - for Gold!Pages: The events were grippingly portrayed in his memoir A Voyage Round the World by Way of the Great South Sea, though some of it was disputed by Betagh and others, and it still reads today as a fast moving, incident-packed tale exposing the world of the maritime mercenaries and privateers, men who would take on anything and everything – for Gold!Price: £ The publication of the book, A New Voyage Round the World, in was a popular sensation, creating interest at the Admiralty.

InDampier was given command of the gun warship HMS  Roebuck, with a commission from King William III (who had ruled jointly with Queen Mary II Born: Baptised 5 SeptemberEast. Woodes Rogers (c. – 15 July ) was an English sea captain and privateer and, later, the first Royal Governor of the Bahamas.

He is known as the captain of the vessel that rescued marooned Alexander Selkirk, whose plight is generally believed to have inspired Daniel Defoe's Robinson ted by: George I.

A Cruising Voyage Round the World book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Recounts Woodes Rogers wildly audacious 4/5. Buy A PRIVATEER'S VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. Saint Giles Library no.

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George Shelvocke (baptised 1 April – 30 November ) was an English Royal Navy officer and later privateer who in wrote A Voyage Round the World by Way of the Great South Sea based on his exploits. It includes an account of how his second captain, Simon Hatley, shot Born: Baptised 1 AprilShropshire, England.The events were grippingly portrayed in his memoir A Voyage Round the World by Way of the Great South Sea, though some of it was disputed by Betagh and others, and it still reads today as a fast moving, incident-packed tale exposing the world of the maritime mercenaries and privateers, men who would take on anything and everything – for Gold!A Privateer's Voyage Round the World by George Shelvocke.

InCaptain George Shelvocke, a poverty-stricken ex-naval officer, appealed for help to an old shipmate, Edward Hughes, who was then part of a consortium fitting-out two privateering vessels to prey on the Spanish in the Pacific.