Author Results for Cdr Brian Wainwright

The Loss of the Brig Philomela

By Cdr Brian Wainwright

An account of the loss in 1848 of the brig Philomela of Workington, 237 tons register owned by Messrs Peile & Co, as derived from a diary kept by one of her crew Robert Thom (1825-1911). After abandoning her Mid-Atlantic on her return voyage from Montevideo, on account of an outbreak of fire in her […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Caribbean | Shipwrecks | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography | Merchant Marines | Ship Handling & Seamanship