Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy


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A collection of true stories of the high seas, from the nineteenth century. Shipwrecks, mutiny, life and death decision-making -- all far from home, while pitting themselves against the elements. The romance of the seafaring life is depicted in its brutal reality. - Summary by Lynne Thompson (14 hr 11 min)

Chapters

Preface 2:56 Read by Larry Wilson
Adventures of Capt. Woodward and Five Seamen in the island of Celebes 17:37 Read by DrPGould
An Occurrence at sea 5:23 Read by Kryptonian
Loss of H. B. M ship Phœnix, off Cuba 34:56 Read by DrPGould
An account of the Whale Fishery, with anecdotes of the dangers attending it 47:57 Read by Mary Thaler
Loss of the Brig Tyrrel 22:52 Read by DrPGould
Loss of the Peggy 16:46 Read by mbm0rxi
Loss of H. B. M. ship Litchfield 23:42 Read by Franziska Paul
Wreck of the Rothsay Castle Steamer 12:20 Read by BettyB
Loss of the French ship Droits de L’Homme 9:38 Read by BettyB
Loss of H. B. M. ship Queen Charlotte 5:56 Read by BettyB
A Scene on the Atlantic Ocean 1:42 Read by Melvin Lee
Wreck of the French Frigate Medusa, on the Arguin Bank Part 1 37:37 Read by mbm0rxi
Wreck of the French Frigate Medusa, on the Arguin Bank Part 2 38:09 Read by mbm0rxi
Wreck of the French Frigate Medusa, on the Arguin Bank Part 3 35:58 Read by mbm0rxi
Wreck of the French Frigate Medusa, on the Arguin Bank Part 4 43:58 Read by mbm0rxi
Loss of the Royal George 6:18 Read by Melvin Lee
Loss of the Æneas, transport 9:53 Read by Melvin Lee
The Absent Ship 2:06 Read by Melvin Lee
Loss of the Halsewell, East Indiaman 27:03 Read by mbm0rxi
An account of Four Russians, abandoned on the Island of East Spitzbergen 17:48 Read by DrPGould
Loss of the Amphitrite, Female Convict Ship 8:41 Read by BettyB
The Mutineers, a Tale of the Sea 16:16 Read by Lynne T
Fate of Seven Sailors, left on the island of St. Maurice 7:11 Read by phxtopdog
Seamen wintering in Spitzbergen 7:39 Read by DrPGould
A Man Overboard 6:46 Read by James K. White
An Escape through the Cabin-Windows 13:49 Read by Melvin Lee
Tom Cringle’s Log 12:33 Read by Melvin Lee
Loss of the Nautilus, Sloop of War 27:19 Read by phxtopdog
Wreck of a Slave Ship 4:31 Read by DrPGould
The Wrecked Seamen 16:40 Read by aniroo
Adventures of Philip Ashton Part 1 26:51 Read by DrPGould
Adventures of Philip Ashton Part 2 25:18 Read by DrPGould
Explosion of H. B. M. ship Amphion 16:07 Read by Lynne T
Loss of H. B. M. ship La Tribune 13:32 Read by Melvin Lee
Burning of the Prince, a French East Indiaman 26:37 Read by Romano
Wreck of the Schooner Betsey 7:29 Read by BettyB
Early American Heroism 5:13 Read by Melvin Lee
Fingal’s Cave 1:44 Read by ToddHW
Loss of H. B. M. ship Ramillies 24:17 Read by Lynne T
Preservation of Nine Seamen 20:47 Read by John
Capt. Ross’s Expedition 24:27 Read by John
Loss of the Catharine, Venus, and Piedmont, transports, and three Merchant Ships 27:27 Read by Mary Thaler
Wreck of the Ship Sidney 12:17 Read by mbm0rxi
Loss of the Duke William, transport 38:50 Read by DrPGould
Commodore Barney 9:57 Read by ToddHW
Naval Battles of the United States 26:11 Read by KHand
Address to the Ocean 1:40 Read by Larry Wilson