BAEHRE, Rainer K. (ed.)
Title: Outrageous Seas: . Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters Off Newfoundland, 1583-1893.
Publisher:  McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 1999, ISBN:0886293588
Seller ID: 65881
BAEHRE, Rainer K. (ed.). Outrageous Seas: Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters Off Newfoundland, 1583-1893. Montreal & Kingston: Published for Carleton University by McGill-Queen's University Press, (1999). Pp 392, including map frontis. Illustrated with drawings and photos to text. 8vo, black cloth, with silver lettering to spine and upper board. A collection of accounts of shipwrecks off the waters of Newfoundland and Labrador. Chapters : 1. The Casting Away of the Delight (1593); 2. The Shipwreck of Father Charles Lalemant, Philibert Noyrot, and Others, Off Cape Breton (1629); 3. Shipwreck and Distress Suffer'd Near the Coast of Newfoundland: The Anne (1704); 4. Account of a Wonderful Escape From the Effects of a Storm in a Journey Over The Frozen Sea in North America; 5. Vessels in the Service of the Moravian Mission on the Coast of Labrador, and Some Shipwrecks (1770-1877); 6. Loss of His Majesty's Packet, the Lady Hobart (1803); 7. Extreme Personal Sufferings: The Rebecca (1816); 8. The H.M.S. Drake (1822); 9. Two Wrecks on the Petit Nord: The Belle-Julie and the Nathalie; 10. Shipwreck and Sufferings of the Crew and Passengers of the Brig Neptune (1830); 11. A Newfoundland Missionary's Journal: The Despatch and Others (1835); 12. The Loss of the Barque Marshal M'Donald, Off Newfoundland (1835); 13. The Passage of the Pique Across the Atlantic (1835); 14. Awful Shipwreck: The Francis Spaight (1836); 15. Destruction of the Ocean Steamer Arctic, by Collision with the Vesta (1854); 16. That Terrible Day (1892): The Reason; 17. My First Shipwreck:The Corisande (1893) – Bob Bartlett. With appendices, bibliography and ind ex. Price sticker to rear cover, ow very good. 50.00