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4 edition of The wreck of the Grosvenor. found in the catalog.

The wreck of the Grosvenor.

William Clark Russell

The wreck of the Grosvenor.

by William Clark Russell

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipwrecks -- Fiction,
  • Mutiny -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith portraits of the author pictures of contemporary scenes and illus. reproduced from early editions, together with an introd. by Edouard A. Stackpole.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesGreat illustrated classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.R919 Wre14, PR5282 Wre14
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p.
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6251139M
    LC Control Number58013087
    OCLC/WorldCa1451526

    The wreck of the Grosvenor happened on August 4th, , on the coast of Pondoland north of the mouth of the Umzimvubu River, near the place where the São João was wrecked more than years before, is one of the best-known South African ship­wrecks, and is referred to in more than a hundred printed works. It is known as the "Wild Coast" for good reason. Book Overview: A brutal sea captain, an inhuman chief mate, and an indignant crew set out to sea together—an obvious equation for disaster. This is the gripping tale of this voyage, and of Mr. Royle, the mild second mate who rises to the occasion, overcoming mutiny and shipwreck in an attempt to save the lives of two innocent civilians.4/5(79).

      ‎"This incredible true story reads like the wildest fiction."—Booklist In the summer of the grandees of the East India Company were horrified to learn that one of their finest ships, the ton Grosvenor, had been lost on the wild and unexplored coast of southeast Africa. Astonishingly, m 4/5(1). New York, New York, U.S.A.: Grosset & Dunlap, Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Wyeth, N. C.. One of the best sea novels ever written,'' detailing the mutiny aboard a ship of the British Mercantile Marine--the Grosvenor--bound for pages with glossy watercolor Frontispiece, unattributed, but looks like N.C. Wyeth, who illustrated many books in this series..

    : Caliban's Shore: The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors () by Taylor, Stephen and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Full text of "The wreck of the "Grosvenor"; an account of the mutiny of the crew and the loss of the ship when trying to make the Bermudas" See other formats.


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