Narrative of a Voyage to Senegal in 1816

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Published: 1816
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,329 / 227 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.5
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 525
Added to site: 2004.07.01
mnybks.net#: 8380
Genres: Travel, History

No person can read this Interesting Narrative without being deeply affected by the perils and misfortunes to which the small remnant of persons, who were saved from this deplorable Shipwreck, were exposed. Of one hundred and fifty persons embarked upon the raft, and left to their fate, only fifteen remained alive thirteen days afterwards.

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A Naturalist................................................ 1

An officer of the marine.................................... 1

Twenty workmen.............................................. 20

Three Women................................................. 3

Total 365

This expedition consisted therefore of 365 persons, of whom about 240 were embarked on board the Medusa frigate.


NARRATIVE, &c. &c.

On the 17th of June, 1816, at seven in the morning, the expedition for Senegal sailed from the roads of the Island of Aix, under the command of Captain Chaumareys; the vessels composing it were the _Medusa_[1] frigate of 44 guns, Captain Chaumareys; the _Echo_[2] corvette, Captain Cornet de Venancourt; the flute La Loire, commanded by Lieutenant Giquel Destouches; and the _Argus_[3] brig, commanded by Lieutenant Parnajon. The wind was northerly, blowin

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