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Marked for Misfortune: An Epic Tale of Shipwreck, Human Endeavour and Survival in the Age of Sail

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In the August of 1792 the East Indiaman Winterton, with her precious cargo of 300,000 silver dollars, was wrecked on a reef off Madagascar. As the ship broke up, the 300 crew and passengers clung to pieces of wreckage, eventually to be washed up, exhausted, on the beach. More than 40 of them perished in the surf. John Dale, the second senior surviving officer, rigged up th ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Conway Maritime Press (first published August 28th 2004)
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