James Riley & Archibald Robbins Two Narratives of Shipwreck, Capture and Slavery by Arabs of American Seamen, 1815
An Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American Brig “Commerce”
by James Riley
A Journal, Comprising an Accoun A great American naval adventure of the early nineteenth century
The year 1815 was a momentous one. On the muddy slopes of Waterloo in Belgium Napoleon, who had set Europe ablaze for two decades, w..
J. B. Henry Savigny/Alexander Correard<br>and Charlotte-Adélaïde Dard Narrative of a Voyage to Senegal in 1816 & The Sufferings of the Picard Family After the Shipwreck of the Medusa Two accounts of terrible shipwreck and the struggle for survival
The wreck of the Medusa is one of the most famous and infamous shipwrecks from the great age of sailing ships. The Medusa was a Fren..
William Gilly The Royal Navy's Disasters at Sea 1793-1849 Those in peril on the waves
Few purchasers of this book will find themselves disappointed by its contents. It concerns naval disasters and, appalling as many of them are, they make compulsive readi..