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Mutiny on the Globe : the fatal voyage of Samuel Comstock

Author: Thomas Farel Heffernan
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of Samuel Comstock who organized a mutiny on the whaling ship Globe out of Nantucket in 1824. Comstock had dreamed of establishing an island kingdom in the Marshall Islands, but he was murdered in turn by his fellow mutineers just days after landing on Mili Atoll.
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Named Person: Samuel Comstock; Samuel Comstock
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Farel Heffernan
ISBN: 0393041638 9780393041637
OCLC Number: 49641103
Description: xix, 280 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ghosts of Nako --
Brothers --
Port life and a sinking star --
I have the bloody hand --
No lasting city --
Etto amro pad ioon aneo --
News --
Dolphin --
Afterword: Shadow of the Globe --
Appendices: Crew of the Globe ; George Comstock, "Narrative" ; Lay and Hussey's Marshallese vocabulary ; Comstock family ; "Young mutineer."
Responsibility: Thomas Farel Heffernan.

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The story of Samuel Comstock who organized a mutiny on the whaling ship Globe out of Nantucket in 1824. Comstock had dreamed of establishing an island kingdom in the Marshall Islands, but he was murdered in turn by his fellow mutineers just days after landing on Mili Atoll.

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