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Invercauld (Ship)

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Works: 5 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 1,235 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: G525, 919.399
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Publications about Invercauld (Ship)
Most widely held works about Invercauld (Ship)
    Island of the lost : shipwrecked at the edge of the world by Joan Druett( Book )
    2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 942 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 )
    2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
    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 )
    3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 102 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 wreaks 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
    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
 
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