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The Rover's secret : a tale of the pirate cays and lagoons of Cuba

Author: Harry Collingwood
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marine engineer William Joseph Cosens Lancaster came from a long line of Navy men and set out for his first tour of duty at the age of 15. However, his poor eyesight ended his nautical career soon afterwards. Instead, he began working as a designer of harbors. On the side, he penned a series of rollicking tales of nautical adventure under the pseudonym "Harry Collingwood." The engaging tale The Rover's Secret  Read more...
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Collingwood, Harry.
Rover's Secret : A Tale of the Pirate Cays and Lagoons of Cuba.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Collingwood
ISBN: 9781775459378 1775459373
OCLC Number: 817881542
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (377 pages).
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Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title; Contents; Chapter One --
My Childhood; Chapter Two --
My Mother's Portrait; Chapter Three --
I Join the "Hermione"; Chapter Four --
An Unsuccessful Chase; Chapter Five --
A "Cutting-Out" Expedition; Chapter Six --
A Remonstrance-And its Sequel; Chapter Seven --
The Mutiny; Chapter Eight --
La Guayra; Chapter Nine --
Inez de Guzman; Chapter Ten --
Our Flight --
And Subsequent Mystification; Chapter Eleven --
Captain Carera Imparts Some Interesting Information; Chapter Twelve --
A Narrow Escape; Chapter Thirteen --
The Conconil Lagoons; Chapter Fourteen --
A Packet of Disturbing Letters. Chapter Fifteen --
A Brush with a Piratical FeluccaChapter Sixteen --
The Pirates Attempt a Night Attack Upon the "Foam"; Chapter Seventeen --
The Conquest of the Conconil Lagoons; Chapter Eighteen --
A Dinner Party at the Admiral's Penn; Chapter Nineteen --
We Assist in the Capture of a French Frigate; Chapter Twenty --
The Privateer and the Indiaman; Chapter Twenty One --
An Unexpected Meeting; Chapter Twenty Two --
The Foundering of the "Dolphin"; Chapter Twenty Three --
The Spanish Treasure-Ship; Chapter Twenty Four --
The Capture and Recapture of the "Santa Catalina." Chapter Twenty Five --
"All's Well that Ends Well."
Responsibility: Harry Collingwood.
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Marine engineer William Joseph Cosens Lancaster came from a long line of Navy men and set out for his first tour of duty at the age of 15. However, his poor eyesight ended his nautical career soon afterwards. Instead, he began working as a designer of harbors. On the side, he penned a series of rollicking tales of nautical adventure under the pseudonym "Harry Collingwood." The engaging tale The Rover's Secret unfurls against the backdrop of the inlets and isles around what is now Cuba.

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