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The cruise of the Teddy,

Author: Erling Tambs
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company [©1934]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tambs, Erling, 1888-
Cruise of the Teddy.
New York, Harcourt, Brace and company [©1934]
(OCoLC)565521983
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erling Tambs
OCLC Number: 3439651
Notes: Maps on lining-papers.
"First edition."
Description: xx, 237 pages including frontispiece, illustrations, plan, plates, portraits 22 cm
Contents: How I acquired independence --
A rough passage across the North Sea --
We make the aquaintance of rich men --
a friendly spirit --
a treacherous port and strange marine edibles --
We come to Lar Corunã --
meet Jesus and have experience with burglars --
authorities and popularity --
Sailing on a Friday --
enter 'Spare Provisions' --
discoveries with a sextant --
Madeira --
the Canary Islands and the arrival of the chief mate --
Challenging the Atlantic --
provisions --
trade winds and Spare Provisions --
Life on the ocean wave --
problems of navigation --
a meeting at sea --
an exciting run and a landfall --
Sailing the Caribbean --
the Dutch West Indies --
my first lecture --
a speedy passage and rats --
Through the Panama Canal --
the market value of our chief mate --
golden prospects --
the Bay of Panama --
doldrums and a battle of the elements --
Treasure Island --
an encounter with a shark and a case of desertion --
Happy days on Treasure Island --
into the Pacific --
short provisions and a long run --
The Marquesas Islands --
impressions and experiences --
Summer Isles of Eden --
Idle reflections on paradise lost --
and some of an idler's experiences --
Dogs and people at Tahiti --
How I faced august authority and subsequently proved myself a pirate --
A race with water and death --
Moorea, Raiatea and Bora-Bora, three pearls of the South Sea --
Strange happenings at Bora-Bora. The startling performances of a boat avoiding reefs on the way to Samoa, and the equally startling experiences of a crew encountering rocks of social etiquette in Pago-Pago --
Piloted by providence --
master mariner --
The great earthquake --
Preliminaries to a race --
The first trans-Tasman yacht race --
Ups and downs --
A cruise to Tonga --
Back to New Zealand --
Teddy's last voyage. South Seas Cruise.
Responsibility: by Erling Tambs; introduction by Arthur Ransome.

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