Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy

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A collection of true stories of the high seas, from the nineteenth century. Shipwrecks, mutiny, life and death decision-making -- all far from home, while pitting themselves against the elements. The romance of the seafaring life is depicted in its brutal reality. - Summary by Lynne Thompson

Genre(s): War & Military, Travel & Geography, Transportation

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Larry Wilson
00:02:56
Play 01 Adventures of Capt. Woodward and Five Seamen in the island of Celebes DrPGould
00:17:38
Play 02 An Occurrence at sea Kryptonian
00:05:23
Play 03 Loss of H. B. M ship Phœnix, off Cuba DrPGould
00:34:57
Play 04 An account of the Whale Fishery, with anecdotes of the dangers attending it Mary Thaler
00:47:57
Play 05 Loss of the Brig Tyrrel DrPGould
00:22:52
Play 06 Loss of the Peggy mbm0rxi
00:16:47
Play 07 Loss of H. B. M. ship Litchfield Franziska Paul
00:23:42
Play 08 Wreck of the Rothsay Castle Steamer BettyB
00:12:21
Play 09 Loss of the French ship Droits de L’Homme BettyB
00:09:39
Play 10 Loss of H. B. M. ship Queen Charlotte BettyB
00:05:56
Play 11 A Scene on the Atlantic Ocean Melvin Lee
00:01:43
Play 12 Wreck of the French Frigate Medusa, on the Arguin Bank Part 1 mbm0rxi
00:37:37
Play 13 Wreck of the French Frigate Medusa, on the Arguin Bank Part 2 mbm0rxi
00:38:09
Play 14 Wreck of the French Frigate Medusa, on the Arguin Bank Part 3 mbm0rxi
00:35:58
Play 15 Wreck of the French Frigate Medusa, on the Arguin Bank Part 4 mbm0rxi
00:43:58
Play 16 Loss of the Royal George Melvin Lee
00:06:19
Play 17 Loss of the Æneas, transport Melvin Lee
00:09:53
Play 18 The Absent Ship Melvin Lee
00:02:07
Play 19 Loss of the Halsewell, East Indiaman mbm0rxi
00:27:03
Play 20 An account of Four Russians, abandoned on the Island of East Spitzbergen DrPGould
00:17:49
Play 21 Loss of the Amphitrite, Female Convict Ship BettyB
00:08:42
Play 22 The Mutineers, a Tale of the Sea Lynne T
00:16:16
Play 23 Fate of Seven Sailors, left on the island of St. Maurice phxtopdog
00:07:11
Play 24 Seamen wintering in Spitzbergen DrPGould
00:07:40
Play 25 A Man Overboard James K. White
00:06:46
Play 26 An Escape through the Cabin-Windows Melvin Lee
00:13:50
Play 27 Tom Cringle’s Log Melvin Lee
00:12:33
Play 28 Loss of the Nautilus, Sloop of War phxtopdog
00:27:20
Play 29 Wreck of a Slave Ship DrPGould
00:04:32
Play 30 The Wrecked Seamen aniroo
00:16:41
Play 31 Adventures of Philip Ashton Part 1 DrPGould
00:26:51
Play 32 Adventures of Philip Ashton Part 2 DrPGould
00:25:19
Play 33 Explosion of H. B. M. ship Amphion Lynne T
00:16:07
Play 34 Loss of H. B. M. ship La Tribune Melvin Lee
00:13:32
Play 35 Burning of the Prince, a French East Indiaman Romano
00:26:37
Play 36 Wreck of the Schooner Betsey BettyB
00:07:29
Play 37 Early American Heroism Melvin Lee
00:05:13
Play 38 Fingal’s Cave ToddHW
00:01:44
Play 39 Loss of H. B. M. ship Ramillies Lynne T
00:24:17
Play 40 Preservation of Nine Seamen John
00:20:47
Play 41 Capt. Ross’s Expedition John
00:24:27
Play 42 Loss of the Catharine, Venus, and Piedmont, transports, and three Merchant Ships Mary Thaler
00:27:27
Play 43 Wreck of the Ship Sidney mbm0rxi
00:12:17
Play 44 Loss of the Duke William, transport DrPGould
00:38:50
Play 45 Commodore Barney ToddHW
00:09:57
Play 46 Naval Battles of the United States KHand
00:26:11
Play 47 Address to the Ocean Larry Wilson
00:01:40