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The voyage of the Catalpa : a perilous journey and six Irish rebels' escape to freedom

Author: Peter F Stevens
Publisher: New York : Caroll & Graf, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the 1876 rescue of six Irish political prisoners from a British prison in Fremantle, Australia, and their escape aboard the American whaling ship Catalpa, under the leadership of Captain George Anthony.
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Named Person: George Smith Anthony; George Smith Anthony
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Stevens
ISBN: 078670974X 9780786709748 0786711302 9780786711307
OCLC Number: 48993129
Description: vii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Well on Her Way Now --
Unrepentant Rebels --
Desertion for Ireland's Sake --
A Floating Hell --
In Exile and Chains --
The Dragon of Despair --
The Penalty of Which is Death --
The Companionship of Desperate and Degraded Men --
A Path to the Sea --
A Voice from the Tomb --
We Must Not Despair --
John Bull Has Not Succeeded in Reforming Us --
Until This Thing Is Settled --
Just the Man for the Job --
We Have Bought a Vessel --
A Supreme Test of Pluck --
Bound for The Establishment --
The Other Members of the Syndicate Are Agreed --
I Think We Have All the Crew We Need --
If She Goes to Hell ... --
The Door of the Tomb Is Ajar --
Very Secure and Well-Guarded --
The Very Chart --
We Declined Their Money, But Took Their Revolvers --
Our Friend Has Reached Port --
This Chance Can Never Occur Again --
Let No Man's Heart Fail Him --
The Supreme Test of My Courage --
The Open Boat --
You Are Firing on the American Flag --
The Furor and the Fallout --
Rolling Home --
The Bold Fenian Men.
Responsibility: Peter F. Stevens.

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The whaling ship "Catalpa" set out from New Bedford, Massachusetts, on April 29, 1875, to undertake a year-long mission of international rescue. The voyage, made without the use of a functioning  Read more...

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