Author Results for Mensun Bound

Note: Iron Beam-end Fastenings; Fell’s Patent No 8186. A Puzzle Resolved

By Mensun Bound

This description of the unusual fastenings still visible on the wreck in Port Stanley gives the specifications used in the Liverpool-built barque in 1849. Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

The Final Voyage of the Jhelum

By Mensun Bound

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 […] Read More

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