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The Brig Okenbury By william scarratt
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An account of the brig Okenbury, of 247 tons burthen, built in Salcombe in 1869, broken up in Victoria, Australia in 1931
The Winkle Brig Book By martin cartwright
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A handbook on owning, sailing and modifying a Winkle Brig trailer-sailer.
Old Gold: The Cruise of the "Jason" Brig By George Manville Fenn
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Manville_Fenn< Less
A Runaway Brig; Or, An Accidental Cruise By James Otis
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Shipwreck of The Brig Betsey of Wiscasset, Maine By Daniel Collins
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In 1825, a brig named Betsey sailed from Wiscasset, Maine to cuba with a cargo load of lumber. When it arrived in Cruz del Padre, near Cuba it was overtaken by pirates. Seven men were on the crew... More > and during their apparent execution by the pirates two of the men escaped. This is the first hand details by one of the men how he escaped and the torture he suffered. He swam nine mailes in the open ocean, was befriended by a Spanish magistrate, attacked by robbers, almost kidnapped again by pirates and eventually rescued by the magistrates family. This is his story written by him as he returned to Maine to file a report on his capture and escape and the capture of the brig. It is a must read for pirate lovers.< Less
Shipwreck of The Brig Betsey of Wiscasset, Maine By Daniel Collins
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In 1825, a brig named Betsey sailed from Wiscasset, Maine to cuba with a cargo load of lumber. When it arrived in Cruz del Padre, near Cuba it was overtaken by pirates. Seven men were on the crew... More > and during their apparent execution by the pirates two of the men escaped. This is the first hand details by one of the men how he escaped and the torture he suffered. He swam nine mailes in the open ocean, was befriended by a Spanish magistrate, attacked by robbers, almost kidnapped again by pirates and eventually rescued by the magistrates family. This is his story written by him as he returned to Maine to file a report on his capture and escape and the capture of the brig. It is a must read for pirate lovers.< Less
South Carolina In The Confederacy By Brig.Gen. Ellison Capers
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This is a reprint of book 5 of the Confederate Military History series detailing all of the action and events that took place in South Carolina during the Civil War.
South Carolina in the Confederacy By Brig.Gen. Ellison Capers
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This is a reprint of book 5 of the Confederate Military History series detailing all of the action and events that took place in South Carolina during the Civil War.
South Carolina in the Confederacy By Brig.Gen. Ellison Capers
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This is a reprint of book 5 of the Confederate Military History series detailing all of the action and events that took place in South Carolina during the Civil War.
An Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American Brig Commerce By Captain James Riley
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Captain Riley’s ship, the Commerce, was sailing from Gibraltar to the Cape Verde Islands when it was lost in fog and wrecked on the west Moroccan coast. There, they were seized by passing... More > Berbers, who, after taking their food and pouring out their drinking water, carried the white men off deep into the Sahara desert. The book tells in shocking detail the events before and after their capture by marauding Sahrawi natives, and their mistreatment, which included beatings, heat exposure, and starvation (to the point where they were forced to drink their own urine just to stay alive). Captain Riley’s detailed and horrifying descriptions of his experiences at the hands of the slave trading Muslims of North Africa, typified the treatment suffered by more than a million Europeans who were captured by the Barbary pirates. This valuable account bears witness to a part of history that is now largely suppressed or ignored.< Less