A Cruising Voyage Around the World

Woodes ROGERS (c. 1679 - 1732)

First to the South-seas, Thence to the East-Indies, and Homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and Finish'd in 1711. Containing a Journal of All the Remarkable Transactions; Particularly, of the Taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco Ship, and Other Prizes; an Account of Alexander Selkirk's Living Alone Four Years and Four Months in an Island; and a Brief Description of Several Countries in Our Course Noted for Trade, Especially in the South-sea. With Maps of All the Coast, from the Best Spanish Manuscript Draughts. And an Introduction Relating to the South-sea Trade. (Woodes Rogers)

The story of the first privateer and his adventures; including the account of Alexander Selkirk's living alone on an island off Chile which formed the background to Robinson Crusoe. (Kim)

Genre(s): Memoirs

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Introduction Part 1 Jim Rowland
00:53:53
Play 02 Introduction Part 2 and Dedication Jim Rowland
00:55:10
Play 03 Ireland to Caribbean KHand
00:45:04
Play 04 Caribbean to Grande KHand
00:43:13
Play 05 Account of Brazile KHand
00:39:53
Play 06 Account of River of La Plata Pamela Nagami
01:02:55
Play 07 From Grande to Juan Fernandez KHand
00:40:22
Play 08 Account of Alexander Selkirk KHand
00:14:21
Play 09 Juan Fernandez to Lobos and Northward KHand
00:41:07
Play 10 At Guiaquil Part 1 KHand
00:51:00
Play 11 At Guiaquil Part 2 KHand
00:53:50
Play 12 Island of Gorgona KHand
00:49:52
Play 13 Island of Gorgona part 2 and Galapagos Islands KHand
00:43:35
Play 14 Off Mexico KHand
00:51:13
Play 15 Off California S S Kim
00:51:32
Play 16 Mexico describ'd S S Kim
00:39:39
Play 17 Peru and Chili describ'd timli
00:56:54
Play 18 To the East Indies S S Kim
00:55:35
Play 19 East Indies to the Cape of Good Hope S S Kim
00:49:07
Play 20 Cape of Good Hope; to Holland and London Wayne Anderson
00:34:46