#EBOOK Ø Privateer - Life aboard a British Privateer in the time of Queen Anne. 1708 - 1711, Annotated, and illustrated Author's edition. (Historic Characters) è eBook or E-pub free

A matter of fact account of a privateer cruise in the early 1700s This book is in the same vein as The Cruise of the Cachalot Around the Word After Sperm Whales , certainly not for everyone. #EBOOK à Privateer - Life aboard a British Privateer in the time of Queen Anne. 1708 - 1711, Annotated, and illustrated Author's edition. (Historic Characters) õ This is the extraordinary story of a Privateer, who in a voyage of three years, raided and plundered the rich Spanish territories in the New World, captured a small fleet of enemy ships, rescued the real life Robinson Crusoe, and circumnavigated the globe He suffered many trials and vexations storms, disease, mutineers and malcontents and overcame all in a surprisingly, gentlemanly manner caring for his officers and crew with a humane, enlightened, and almost modern approach He was one of the first seafarers to ship limes to protect his crew from scurvy and in an era of brutality and neglect where life at sea was uncompromising he stands out as being the epitome of a daring and resourceful commander, but one who balanced risk alongside the health and well being of his menHis name was Captain Woodes Rogers, Master Mariner, and this is the updated edition of the narrative portion of his journal Overall, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast.Read for personal research found this book s contents helpful and inspiring number rating relates to the book s contribution to my needs.. interesting Interesting read about British privateer, Woodes Rogers circumnavigation of the world between 1708 and 1711 I recommend to any history and or sailing buffs. An insightLife aboard ship, a good feel for the long periods of daily grind interrupted by brief periods of action I would have likeddepth but worth the read.