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The "Wager" mutiny.

Stanley Walter Croucher Pack

The "Wager" mutiny.

by Stanley Walter Croucher Pack

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Published by Redman .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination256p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19324883M

Get this from a library! The Wager disaster: mayem, mutiny and murder in the South Seas. [C H Layman] -- This is the astounding story of HMS Wager, driven ashore in foul weather onto the inhospitable coast of Patagonian Chile in Shipwreck was followed by murder, starvation, mutiny, and the fearful. : The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas () by Layman, Rear Admiral C. H. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.

In , the British warship HMS Wager crashed on the shore of an uninhabited island off the cost of Chilean Patagonia. One hundred and forty men reached land. Only 36 made it back home. The Wager Disaster is the extraordinary story of human endurance and the perseverance of those soldiers in the face of unthinkable adversity. HMS Wager was a square-rigged sixth-rate Royal Navy ship of 28 guns. She was built as an East Indiaman in about and made two voyages to India for the East India Company before the Royal Navy purchased her in She formed part of a squadron under Commodore George Anson and was wrecked on the south coast of Chile on 14 May The wreck of Wager became famous for the .

The Loss of the Wager is an eighteenth century melodrama set in a ferociously inhospitable climate on one of the world's most remote and dangerous coastlines. When Commodore Anson set out for the Pacific in , to attack the Spanish ships on the Chilean coast, he took eight ships with him/5(2).   Wager attempted to sail north and sighted land, but on the weather turned bad again and the ship could not reach land safely before nightfall. It wrecked on what is now known as Wager Island, in the Golfo de Penas (Gulf of Distress), off the west coast of Chile. The impact killed 45 men, who either drowned or were crushed.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pack, S.W.C. Wager mutiny. London: A. Redman, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. He has operated in Chilean waters where HMS Wager was wrecked. His book, The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas (Uniform Press, January ) is now on sale.

To find out more, click here. Inthe British warship HMS Wager crashed on the shore of an uninhabited island off the coast of Chilean Patagonia. One hundred and forty men reached land. Only thirty-six made it back home.

The "Wager" Disaster is the extraordinary story of human endurance and the perseverance of those soldiers in the face of unthinkable adversity. Britain and Spain were at war, and the Wager was part of. READ BOOK The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas BOOK ONLINE GET LINK ?book= Book Description: The Loss of the Wager is an eighteenth century melodrama set The Wager mutiny.

book a ferociously inhospitable climate on one of the world's most remote and dangerous coastlines. When Commodore Anson set out for the Pacific into attack the Spanish ships. His letter is included in Layman’s book, The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas, with a foreword by the Duke of Edinburgh, who describes it.

Buy The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas 1st Edition by Rear Admiral C. Layman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews: Pack, S.W.; The Wager Mutiny. LONDON, Published by ALVIN REDMAN Binding: HARD BACK BLUE Pages Overall Condition is: GOOD former owner sticker on front endpage, B&W illus, pages are yellowed otherwise tight clean copy REF# We are happy to provide photos and additional information for SERIOUS BUYERS Rating: % positive.

It is a great book about the wreck of HMS Wager on the west coast of South America in Against all odds, several members of the crew managed to get back to civilization. It was written by several crewmen who survived after starvation, mutiny and murder; the Captain reminded me of /5(40).

The Wager mutiny [Pack, S. C] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Wager mutiny5/5(1). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas by Rear Admiral C.

Layman (Paperback, ). The Wager Mutiny was the mutiny of the crew of HMS Wager after she was wrecked on a desolate island off the west coast of Chile in The ship was part of a squadron commanded by George Anson and bound to attack Spanish interests in the Pacific.

Wager lost contact with the squadron whilst rounding Cape Horn, ran aground and wrecked on the west coast of Chile in May The main body of. The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas As to why this book is currently not reviewed is a crying shame.

The language used and the descriptive manner in which the accounts are written are at times unintentionally comedic. I found a great deal of enlightenment and learning from the sublime use of words to describe.

The HMS Wager: The History of the 18th Century’s Most Famous Shipwreck and Mutiny Paperback – Septem by Charles River Editors (Author)Reviews: 8. The Shadow of Mutiny The Court-Martial Aftermath Part 6: The Wreck Returns The Spanish Salvage Attempt The Finding of the Wager Appendices A.

Wager’s Boats B. The Authorship of the Indian Insurrection Account C. Prize Money D. Castaway Small Boat Voyages Bibliography and Sources Image Credits Glossary Index Brand: Uniform Press. The HMS Wager book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. *Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the shipwreck and mutiny by v /5.

John Byron was an 18 th-century British Royal Navy officer known for his world circumnavigation, his battles in the Revolutionary War, and his authorship of ‘Narrative’, a personal memoir of his adventures at work, which provides an important perspective on the famous Wager Mutiny, describes Byron’s arrival on the Patagonian coast and his rise to Commander during the Revolution.

I got the book from another source. It is a great book about the wreck of HMS Wager on the west coast of South America in Against all odds, several members of the crew managed to get back to civilization. It was written by several crewmen who survived after starvation, mutiny and murder; the Captain reminded me of Captain Bligh.

Mutiny: The History and Legacy of the Mutinies aboard the HMS Wager, the HMS Bounty, the Amistad, and the Battleship Potemkin - Kindle edition by Charles River Editors.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mutiny: The History and Legacy of the Mutinies aboard the HMS Wager /5(2).Mutiny: The History and Legacy of the Mutinies aboard the HMS Wager, the HMS Bounty, the Amistad, and the Battleship Potemkin by Charles River Editors.

Paperback $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Publish your book with B&N. Learn More.The Wager was effectively a transport ship, carrying stores and a force of marines; as the squadron rounded Cape Horn in fearsome weather, she was unable to keep up with the rest of them, and with her gear wrecked by the storm, was driven ashore on the Patagonian coast.

The tale of mutiny, hardship and tenacity that ensued was told by two of 5/5(1).