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“And yet, when She reached us on the isle of St Kitts, her hunger abated, and I know not why. I only thank the Lord it did, for here I sit, able to write, for even Learned Men and foreigners … Continue reading
What are people wearing? Thank God wikipedia is back to help us: Fashion, 1795-1820
“She is well-named, this Devil-ship – Manticore means “man eater” in the tongue of the Moors, and I have heard that she eats, and eats and will not be sated. Scurbey, Typhus and Plague riddles her wood deeper than the … Continue reading
“During the Napoleonic Wars, when low crew numbers could prove fatal to both a single ship and its allied flotilla, many captains solved the high death rates by simply doubling their crews. First-rate ships, typically crewed by 700 to 800 … Continue reading
…sorry guys, since I use WordPress a lot I didn’t realize there wasn’t a way to log in on the front. Now there is. PLUS if you enter your email, you can get sent posts by email. I think.