Author: Richard Walter
Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC
Release Date: 2008-08
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The men-of-war in which Anson went to sea were built mostly of oak. They were painted externally yellow, with a blue stripe round the upper works. Internally, they were painted red. They carried cannon on one, two, or three decks according to their size. The biggest ships carried a hundred cannon and nearly a thousand men. The ship in which this famous voyage was made was of the middle size, then called the fourth-rate. She carried sixty cannon, and a crew of four hundred men. Her lower gun deck, a little above the level of the water, was about 140 feet long. She was of about a thousand tons burthen.
Anson's Voyage Round the World The Text Reduced with Introduction, Notes and Glossary This edition features • illustrations • a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes CONTENTS (abridged list) INTRODUCTION BY THE EDITOR. CHAPTER 1. PURPOSE OF THE VOYAGE. COMPOSITION OF THE SQUADRON. ARRIVAL AT MADEIRA. CHAPTER 2. SPANISH PREPARATIONS. FATE OF PIZARRO'S SQUADRON. ... CHAPTER 39. STORES AND PROVISIONS. A FIRE IN CANTON. SAILORS AS FIREMEN. THE VICEROY'S GRATITUDE. CHAPTER 40. ANSON RECEIVED BY THE VICEROY. CENTURION SETS SAIL. TABLE BAY. SPITHEAD. MAPS. GLOSSARY.
Author: Gabriel François Coyer
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Release Date: 2016-09-26
Excerpt from A Supplement to Lord Anson's Voyage Round the World: Containing a Discovery and Description of the Island of Frivola Frivolian Soul and a Dutch Body. Oh, dean]! Reader I whom fame happy In ine? Has hitherto, it may he, defended from the Plague of Thought; flop, op/hart at the Rey'lefiion it will otherwife he. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."