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Privateer's Voyage Round the World

Author: George Shelvocke
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing, 2010.
Series: Seafarers' voices.
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In 1719, Captain George Shelvocke, a poverty-stricken ex-naval officer, appealed for help to an old shipmate, Edward Hughes, who was then part of a consortium fitting-out two privateering vessels to prey on the Spanish in the Pacific. He offered Shelvocke the captaincy of the larger ship but then demoted him to a smaller vessel, and Shelvocke, bitter and revengeful, immediately set off on his own for South America  Read more...
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Shelvocke, George.
Privateer's Voyage Round the World.
Seaforth Publishing, 2010
Named Person: George Shelvocke; George Shelvocke
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Shelvocke
ISBN: 9781783466368 1783466367 1783464038 9781783464036 1848320663 9781848320666
OCLC Number: 918997645
Description: 1 online resource
Series Title: Seafarers' voices.

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In 1719, Captain George Shelvocke, a poverty-stricken ex-naval officer, appealed for help to an old shipmate, Edward Hughes, who was then part of a consortium fitting-out two privateering vessels to prey on the Spanish in the Pacific. He offered Shelvocke the captaincy of the larger ship but then demoted him to a smaller vessel, and Shelvocke, bitter and revengeful, immediately set off on his own for South America with a semi-mutinous crew, and his much-hated Captain of Marines, William Betagh. After rounding Cape Horn, one of Shelvocke's men shot a black albatross - an event later to be immor.

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