A Narrative of the Loss of the Kent East Indiaman, by fire, in the Bay of Biscay on 1st March 1825.

By: Macgregor (Gen Sir D.)

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78pp, frontis, original dark blue cloth. AJS: The Kent, a fine new ship of 1,350 tons under the command of CaptainûHenry Cobb, left the Downs on the 19th February, 1825, bound for Bengalûand the Far East. On board were 473 officers and men of the 31st infantryûregiment with their families, and twenty private passengers. The crewûnumbered 148. This narrative gives a terrifying account of the vesselûcatching fire in the Bay of Biscay and subsequently foundering.ûA second anonymous edition was published in 1842. It was followed by aûthird in 1859, which identifies the author who signed the letterû'Servatus' as Lieutenant-General Sir Duncan Macgregor, KCB.

Title: A Narrative of the Loss of the Kent East Indiaman, by fire, in the Bay of Biscay on 1st March 1825.

Author Name: Macgregor (Gen Sir D.)

Categories: Wrecks/Disasters,

Publisher: 1825 rp 1971,

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 878