The Final Voyage of the Jhelum

By Mensun Bound, published August 1991

Abstract

The article uses the logs and crew agreements of the Jhelum to describe her last voyage before being abandoned at the Falklands after her cargo of guano had become compromised by water leaking into the vessel. The constant disagreements between the captain and the crew are detailed, with the captain’s log putting his predicament into context.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Mutiny & Discipline | Other (Nineteenth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines

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