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Invercauld (Ship)

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Works: 7 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 1,307 library holdings
Genres: History 
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Most widely held works about Invercauld (Ship)
    Island of the lost : shipwrecked at the edge of the world by Joan Druett( Book )
    3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
    Telling the true story of two similar shipwreck tragedies that have drastically different outcomes, award-winning maritime historian Druett tells a gripping cautionary tale about leadership, endurance, human ingenuity, and the tenuous line between order and chaos
    Wake of the Invercauld : shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic : a great-granddaughter's pilgrimage by Madelene Allen( Book )
    1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
    "Robert Holding, a young English adventurer, was only 23 when in 1864 he was shipwrecked with 19 others on the windswept, inhospitable Auckland Islands in the sub-Antarctic Ocean south of New Zealand. By the time he was rescued a year later, only two of his shipmates were taken off the island with him, the rest having perished of starvation and exposure. This is the extraordinary story of how the three survived, and why their companions did not. It is also a ... tale of discovery. Holding's great-granddaughter Madelene ... had her relationship to the sailor revealed when she was researching the history of her birth family ... and she decided to retrace her forebear's footsteps ... Robert Holding's chronicle is interwoven withhis great-granddaughter's story, as she visits the original home of the Invercauld in Scotland, follows the young sailor's trail from England, through Australia, to the tragic encounter with the bleak Auckland Islands, and finally to his resting place in Canada"--Publisher's description
    Island of the lost : shipwrecked at the edge of the world by Joan Druett( Sound Recording )
    5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
    In Island of the Lost, award-winning maritime historian Joan Druett brings an extraordinary untold story to life, a story about leadership and the fine line between order and chaos
    Island of the lost : a harrowing true story of shipwreck, death and survival on a godforsaken island at the edge of the world by Joan Druett( Book )
    4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
    "In January of 1864, five sailors from the wrecked schooner Grafton are stranded on remote and icy Auckland Island, some three hundred miles from New Zealand. An isolated speck in the Southern ocean, it is a godforsaken place, with winds howling at sixty miles an hour, rain three hundred days a year, and an almost impenetrable coastal forest. Under the leadership of Captain Thomas Musgrave, these men defy their slim chance of survival. They build a cabin and, incredibly, a forge, where they manufacture every single nail as well as most of their tools. Miraculously, all the Grafton men survive for nearly two years before finally building a getaway vessel and setting off on one of the most courageous sea voyages ever. Meanwhile, on the opposite end of the same island - twenty miles of impassable cliffs and chasms away - the ship Invercauld wrecks during a horrible gale in May 1864. Nineteen men struggle ashore. They eventually succumb to utter anarchy, and only three survive. Using the survivors' journals, award-winning maritime historian Joan Druett tells a gripping cautionary tale about leadership, endurance, and the fine line between order and chaos." -- Publisher
    Island of the lost : shipwrecked at the edge of the world by Joan Druett( Map )
    2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    Describes how the crews of two different vessels became shipwrecked on opposite ends of the same deserted island and the very different experiences of the two groups--one of which through sheer determination and fortitude overcame the challenges of theirenvironment, while the other descended into complete anarchy
    Caste : [a comedy in three acts by W. Graham Robertson( Book )
    1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    Rough seas on board the vessel Invercauld ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1900 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
    Elevated view from mast, looking down on the ship's deck, water swamping the deck
 
Alternative Names
Invercauld of Aberdeen (Navire à voile)
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English (16)
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