Author Results for G. P. Insh

Diary of a Supercargo

By G. P. Insh

The diary relates to the voyage of the Margaret, which sailed in February 1700 to relieve the ill-fated Scottish settlement on Darien. The supercargo was Captain Patrick McDowell, who kept a diary noting the day to day working of the ship, including small details such as the colour of the water pumped from the bilges; […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Eighteenth C) | Caribbean
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines