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The wreck of the Wager

Bulkeley, John.

The wreck of the Wager

the narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron

by Bulkeley, John.

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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In a slip case.

Statementedited and introducedby Christopher Hibbert.
ContributionsByron, John., Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13815883M

Aug 22,  · Wager drew so close to San José that he could hear the voices of the galleon’s man crew. Shortly after sunset, fiery cannon blasts lit up the night as broadsides of chains, scrap iron and. The Wreck Of The Wager. The narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron. Edited and introduced by Christopher Hibbert by John Bulkeley and John Byron and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at astonmartingo.com

Book Description: The Loss of the Wager is an eighteenth century melodrama set in a ferociously inhospitable climate on one of the world's most remote and dangerous coastlines. When Commodore Anson set out for the Pacific in , to attack the Spanish ships . First edition of John Byron's enormously successful narrative of the wreck of the Wager, on which he served as midshipman. His account supplied his grandson, the poet Lord Byron, "with many particulars for the shipwreck in Canto II of Don Juan" (Hill). Provenance: Johnathan Pytts, armorial bookplate.

The Wager was part of a British Squadron of Warships under Commodore Anson, and the ensuing post-wreck story is one of the great sagas of the sea. Many of her crew reached the island safely and, since the ship was the store vessel for the Squadron, they were able to salvage sufficient food to exist on the island for many months. Red cloth, pictorial dust jacket. pp. Maps, illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. First American edition. Exciting account mostly based on the journals of Midshipman John Byron, future grandfather to poet Lord Byron of the wreck of the Wager, an 18th century English supply ship, and the remaining crew's struggle to survive.


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When Commodore Anson set out for the Pacific into attack the Spanish ships on the Chilean coast, /5. The Wreck of the "Wager" and Subsequent Adventures of her Crew. By John Byron; Isaac Morris. Blackie and Son: London. " by 5" pp The wreck of the Wager book DETAILS. A part of the Blackie's School and Home Library, this work of naval history is aimed at a young reader and explore the ship 'The Wager'.

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Inthe HMS Wager wrecked in an uninhabited area off the coast of Chile. In the aftermath of the disaster, chaos took hold. One faction of the surviving crew rose up against the officers of the ship and attempted to make their way to a Chilean city in a rickety boat.4/5.

Buy The Wreck Of The Wager By John Bulkeley & John Byron, in Very Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery. ISBN:Format: Hardcover. Nov 18,  · John Bulkeley was the ship’s gunner, and his account is in the form of a nearly daily diary he kept before and after the wreck of the Wager.

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The story of those who survived the wreck of the HMS Wager in has been brought to life in a new book - The Wager Disaster. The wreck of the Royal Navy ship was rediscovered years after hurricane force winds drove her onto the rocks of an uninhabited island off the coast of what is now Chilean Patagonia in A handsome Folio Society edition offering two different accounts by crew members of the aftermath of the wreck of H.M.S.

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Books, Toys, Games and much more. Many died during the wreck, as did many others who were marooned, only to discover it bare of almost all supplies necessary for survival. On top of those Author: Charles River Editors. The wrecking of the Wager had surprisingly lasting effects on both the history of Chile and the administration of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, as this book tells.

Anson, justly called the Father of the Navy, saw to it that the lessons of the Wager disaster were. The book The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas, Rear Admiral C. Layman is published by Uniform Press. Get this from a library.

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John Byron. Mar 03,  · The story of HMS Wager, wrecked off the coast of Patagonian Chile inmust be one of the most sensational and dramatic catastrophes of them all. Surprisingly, history has never given it much attention.

Compared to the Bounty mutiny.The wreck of the Wager stands next to the mutiny on the Bounty as one of the most powerful stories in the history of the sea.

The Wager was detailed to accompany George Anson in his famous voyage in search of Spanish treasure astonmartingo.comd in the terrible weather, many of the ship’s crew survived – including the future grandfather of Lord Byron – but personal tensions were grave.The Wreck of The Wager and subsequent Adventures of her Crew, Narritives of The Hon.

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