Coggeshall's Voyages

Coggeshall's Voyages : the Recollections of an American Schooner Captain-Volume 1

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Volume one of a classic seafaring memoir George Coggeshall's name is a renowned one among American merchant seafaring men of the early nineteenth century. His writings on his own experiences and his history of the American Privateers are considered classics of the genre. In this, the first volume of Coggeshall's voyages, we join the author at the age of just sixteen aboard the schooner 'Charlotte'. These lively memoirs recount voyages, incidents at sea, colourful personalities, interesting ports and destinations and of course the true heroines of the sea themselves including 'Industry', 'Leo', 'Sea Serpent', 'Nymph' and others. This book is a must for all captivated by sailors and ships from the time when the maritime highways of the world were the domain of majestic sail. Available in soft cover and hard cover with dust jacket for collectors.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 16mm | 404g
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1846776724
  • 9781846776724