40,000 Miles in a Canoe

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ISBN-13: 9780071414265
ISBN-10: 0071414266
Pagini: 272
Dimensiuni: 135 x 208 x 21 mm
Greutate: 0.35 kg
Ediția: Edited
Editura: McGraw Hill Education
Colecția International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Locul publicării: United States


Introduction by Jonathan Raban

40,000 Miles in a Canoe

1. An Adventurous Proposition

2. Vancouver Island

3. With the Indians

4. Into the Wide Pacific--Sea-Going Qualities of the Tilikum

5. The Calm Belt--Land in Sight!

6. Penrhyn Island

7. Manahiki

8. Danger Island--Samoa

9. Niua-Fu--Fiji Islands

10. To the Australian Continent--Disastrous Voyage

11. Sydney

12. A Genuine Fortune-Teller

13. A Lawsuit

14. Repairing a Wreck--An Overland Haul--With an Intoxicated Crew off for Adelaide

15. A Sad Recollection at Hobart--Running Too Long and its Consequence--The Albatross

16. Arrival at New Zealand--Oysters and What They Effected--The City of the 'Mac's'

17. Christchurch--A Practical Demonstration

18. Where is the Light?--My First Lecture--An Amusing Incident--Meeting with Maoris

19. Wanganui--Ladies on Board--A Wet Afternoon

20. A Gale in Cook Strait and an Uncomfortable Night--New Plymouth

21. Nelson--The Tilikum as a Mail-boat--'Pelorus Jack'

22. Historical Reminiscences--Auckland--The Ambitions of Mr Buckridge--Engaging a Fresh Mate

23. Leaving New Zealand--A Sea of Rocks--Crossing My Former Course: Flag Half-Masted--Savage Islands: Missionary and Trader

24. The Great Barrier Reef--The Pearl and Beche-de-Mer Fishing Industries of Thursday Island--A 'Cure or Kill' Remedy--Marine Life Extraordinary

25. In Sight of the Cocos Keeling Islands--A Miscalculation and Its Consequences--Tropical Rains--The New Zealand Fruit Cake Arrives, but at the Wrong Destination

26. Exciting Fishing Experiences--The Devil in the Cockpit!--A Luxurious Breakfast--Rodriguez Island--The Effects of a Cyclone

27. Another Miscalculation and a Meagre Xmas Dinner--Sad News Received at Durban--Unexpected Vindication and Meeting of an Old Friend--The Tilikum as a Mountain Climber

28. Johannesburg--'Mac the Boar-Hunter,' Another Surprise--Success in Life and How It Was Gained

29. What Happened to the Tilikum in Landlocked Pretoria--Engaging a Mate Again--Genuine 'Cape Hopers'--Leaving Cape Town

30. Culinary Presents and Why My Mate Did Not Care for Them--St Helena--Pernambuco--My Contract Fulfilled--Changing the Flag

31. Bound for London--The Atlantic Calm Belt--What the Tilikum Did for My Mate--When Ships Meet on the High Seas--Short of Provisions--Boat and Crew in Quarantine

32. The Azores--A Royal Reception--Two Excursions--A Mule as Disturber of the Peace--Leaving the Hospitable Shores

33. The Colonial Empire--Arrival in England and a Hearty Welcome!

Sea Queen

Chapter One

Chapter Two

In Conclusion