The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron, Commodore in a Late Expedition round the World : Containing an Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and his Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, from the Year 1740, till their Arrival in England, 1746 /

John Byron (1723–86) died a vice-admiral, having earned the nickname 'Foulweather Jack' after much experience on rough seas. In 1741 he was a midshipman aboard HMS Wager in a squadron sent to attack Spanish ships off Chile. Shipwrecked in a storm after rounding Cape Horn, the majority of t...

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Language:English
Published: Place of publication not identified : publisher not identified, 1768.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
Series:Cambridge library collection. Maritime exploration.
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Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107323889
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