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The Voyage of the Catalpa

A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels" Escape to Freedom

by Peter F. Stevens

  • 169 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Escapes,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Political prisoners,
  • History: World,
  • Ireland,
  • Australia & New Zealand - Australia,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • History / Ireland,
  • 19th century,
  • Australia,
  • Fremantle (W.A.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8141094M
    ISBN 10078670974X
    ISBN 109780786709748

    John Devoy's Catalpa Expedition (Ireland House) eBook: Philip Fennell, Marie King, Terry Golway: : Kindle Store/5(2). And for the young Australia, the Catalpa Rescue was a demonstration that those seeking independence for their own country could triumph, that Great Britain was not unbeatable. Told with FitzSimons' trademark pace and verve, The Catalpa Rescue is a true story that has it all: adventure, politics, morality, colonialism, the fight for independence.

    Peter F. Stevens, Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion. John Devoy's Catalpa Expedition - Ebook written by Philip Fennell, Marie King. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read John Devoy's Catalpa Expedition.

      If Captain Anthony had not been a man of exceptional pluck, he would not have been bound to Australia in the Catalpa. The first days of a voyage are busy. The crew is called aft, watches are told off, and boats' crews selected. The regulations to be observed on shipboard are read, and the master gives general instructions to be obeyed during.   John Devoy's Catalpa Expedition includes an introduction by Terry Golway and the personal diaries, letters, and reports from John Devoy and his men. The story of John Devoy's Catalpa rescue is a tale of heroism, creativity, and the triumph of independent spirit in pursuit of freedom/5(3).


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The Voyage of the Catalpa by Peter F. Stevens Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fast-paced, compelling, and meticulously researched, this saga of American, Irish, British, and Australian history is the first full telling of the Catalpa’s voyage.

The expedition was embraced by Irish and Irish-Americans as the very symbol of defiance against Great Britain and would loom large in the revolutionary rhetoric of Michael Collins/5(26).

The successful escape and hostility the vulnerable Catalpa overcame both from the British Royal Navy and furious seas make Anthony's historical voyage legendary. 8 pages of photographs add to this true story of daring on the high seas.

"Narrated in fascinating and breathtaking fashion. /5(26). The Voyage of the Catalpa tells the true story of an American whale boat captain who is recruited to help rescue six Irish political prisoners from an Australia prison in It starts off slowly, but this is a riveting tale.

It's so daring and unlikely that you wouldn't believe it was true if you hadn't read the book/5. The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and The Voyage of the Catalpa book Irish Rebels' Escape to Freedom by Peter Stevens pp, Weidenfeld, £ "Ripping" maritime.

The Catalpa rescue involved the escape, on 17–19 Aprilof six Irish Fenian prisoners from the then British penal colony of Western Australia.

1 Fenians and plans to escape. 2 Departure and voyage. 3 Escape and pursuit. 8 Catalpa escape legacy. 11 Further. THE VOYAGE OF THE CATALPA. A Perilous Journey, and Six Irish Rebels’ Flight to Freedom. by Peter Stevens. BUY NOW FROM Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

The Voyage of the Catalpa is one those books that you keep and re-read. Vivid details and accounts from the s draw you into places such as Dublin, New Bedford, Mass., and western Australia.

Not to mention the high-sea adventures of the whaler Catalpa.5/5(4). Fast-paced, compelling and meticulously researched, this saga of American, Irish, British and Australian history is the first full telling of the voyage of the Catalpa.

Setting out from New Bedford Mass., on Apthe American whaling ship undertook a secret year-long mission of international rescue. Buy The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels' Escape to Freedom By Peter Stevens, in Very Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the UK.

ISBN: ISBN Pages:   True, the Voyage of the Catalpa is a gripping and astonishing story, but for it to have happened the way it is presented here, the ships would have had to be captained by Dr Who.

Stevens does the Six Irish Rebels a serious disservice in this book. They survived much: their story, sadly, does not survive his shoddy writing/5(21).

With "Voyage" written inhe has written a sailing saga worthy of Melville and Mailer. The book traces the maiden voyage of " Neptune's Car" from her christening in Maine through her almost year long sail around the Horn, ending in San Francisco in There are scores of characters each with a rich backstory throughout its pages/5.

Directed by Lisa Harney. With Phelim Drew, Ronan Leahy, Ian Bliss, Jack Campbell. The Catalpa Rescue is the extraordinary story of the daring rescue of six Irish rebels from a notoriously brutal penal colony in Fremantle, West Australia in /10(20).

The Most Audacious Australian Prison Break of He was told to set out to sea on the whaler Catalpa as if on a routine whaling voyage, keeping the rescue plans a Author: Gilbert King.

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