The lost ship, or, The man of war"s-man and the privateer a nautical drama in three acts by Townsend, William Thompson

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Other titlesThe lost ship, The man of war"s-man and the privateer, The man of war"s man and the privateer
Statementby Thompson Townsend
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
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Pagination35 p
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL15158251M

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The War of was fought over the Merchant British were seizing American ships on the high seas, and forcing seamen to join the British navy or merchant navy. In addition, Britain seized vessels bound for Europe that did not first call at a British port.

In the first book, Kydd was initially a pressed seaman, but Kydd has now earned a king's commission and command of his own ships.

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The three Bright brothers are the overseers of 3, square kilometers of land in Queensland, with hours between each of their homes. The Lost Man is a page-turner thanks to a great character set and perfect pacing.

What makes this thriller unforgettable, though, is the skill with which the author makes the beautiful yet brutal setting such a large part of the s: K. Jean Lafitte–also spelled Laffite–was a man of many contradictions. He was a notorious pirate, but he thought of himself as a privateer, a legitimate officer of a government whose job was to, you know, rob and plunder was an infamous criminal constantly dogged by local authorities, but he was also a war hero after whom multiple state parks and monuments have been named.

Rob Hawkins, the half-English privateer known as Black Hawk, has a mission from the Tudor king to find and kill the rogue commander, Sir Ralph Evers. To complete his quest, Hawk must find Miranda, a young woman Evers is pursuing.

Caught in a tempest, he is shipwrecked with a "boy" who demonstrates an uncanny ability for saving him. Leanne, thank you for the comment on Capt. William Shippen. You have collected far more information on Capt Shippen than we have. I can’t verify his successes but I do have records that his privateer ship was “Hancock”.

I am doing Revolutionary War research on British ships lost near Long Beach Island. For the last four years, the “Lost Colony” replica 16th-century ship Elizabeth II has been stuck in Manteo, NC. The ship, with a draft of 8 feet, has not been able to leave the harbor because the channel has not been in 14 years and has silted in places to depths of less than 5 feet.

1 day ago  Container News suggests that the ship may have lost up to 25% of its cargo. The ship was diverted to Kobe, Japan for assessment.

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Yankee Privateer, published inis a relatively rare excursion into straight historical fiction. It reads to me like Hornblower Lite. Maybe she had read the first volume of the saga. The final pages of The Lost Man are somewhat predictable, but Harper is skillful enough, a prickly, smart, effective storyteller, that it doesn't matter.

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The most consistent story of. The Lost Ship of the Desert. an American whaling ship arrived at Pitcairn and found a population of all women and children with a single adult man.

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Allen’s team has uncovered lost vessels before, including Japanese battleship Musashi in and the Italian WWII destroyer Artigliere in March.

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