Author Results for Priscilla A. Zirker

The Anson-Squadron Narratives: a Modern View

By Priscilla A. Zirker

This article follows events consequent upon the shipwreck of Anson’s supply ship Wager. The article uses the account of Richard Walter, Anson’s chaplain, to set the background. It contrasts the different accounts as the majority of the crew separated from the Captain’s party to find a different route home. This article endeavours to draw out what the accounts tell us […] Read More

Filed under: Mutiny & Discipline | Other (Eighteenth C) | Shipwrecks | Pacific
Subjects include: Navies | Science & Exploration