A Century of Our Sea Story

J. Murray, 1900 - 381 pagina's

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Pagina 194 - The order and regularity that prevailed on board, from the time the ship struck till she totally disappeared, far exceeded anything that I thought could be effected by the best discipline ; and...
Pagina 252 - Irving under the cairn supposed to have been built by Sir James Ross in 1831 4 miles to the northward where it had been deposited by the late Commander Gore in June 1847. Sir James Ross's pillar...
Pagina 58 - December 1810, and in the due execution thereof all Mayors, Sheriffs, Justices of the Peace, Bailiffs, Constables, Head-boroughs and all other His Majesty's Officers and subjects whom it may concern are hereby required to be aiding and assisting unto you, and those employed by you as they tender His Majesty's Service, and will answer the contrary with their Peril.
Pagina 95 - Doctor, I have not been a great sinner ; " and after a short pause, " Remember that I leave Lady Hamilton and my daughter Horatia as a legacy to my country.
Pagina 252 - FRM Crozier, landed here in lat. 69° 37' 42" N., long. 98° 41' W. Sir John Franklin died on the llth June 1847, and the total loss by deaths in the expedition has been to this date 9 officers and 15 men. ' (Signed) FRM CROZIER, Captain and Senior Officer. ' (Signed) JAMES FITZJAMKS, Captain, HMS Erebus. ' and start to-morrow, 26th, for Back's Fish River.
Pagina 252 - September, 1846. The officers and crews, consisting of 105 souls, under the command of Captain FRM Crozier, landed here in lat. 69° 37' 42
Pagina 17 - ... alloy of selfishness or cupidity ; but that, with perfect and entire devotion, he served his country with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his strength; and therefore they loved him as truly and as fervently as he loved England. They pressed upon the parapet to gaze after him when his barge pushed off and he was returning their cheers by waving his hat.
Pagina 57 - And, in the Execution hereof, you are to take care, that neither yourself, nor any Officer authorized by you, do demand or receive any Money, Gratuity, Reward, or other Consideration whatsoever, for the Sparing, Exchanging, or Discharging any Person or Persons Impressed or to be Impressed, as you will answer it at your Peril.
Pagina 89 - ... I have only one eye, — I have a right to be blind sometimes:" — and then, putting the glass to his blind eye, in that mood of mind which sports with bitterness, he exclaimed, "I really do not see the signal!
Pagina 101 - Macdowall and Miss Mary Harley, kept conveying the cartridges from the magazine to the deck, and were very attentive to the wounded, both during and after the action, in dressing their wounds and administering every comfort the ship could afford ; in which we were not deficient for a merchant ship.

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