PRESS GANGED SAILOR CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNT 1789-1847

NELSON'S SAILING NAVY


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LANDSMAN HAY

The Memoirs of Robert Hay
1789-1847

EDITED BY M. D. HAY

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A maroon cloth bound book with gilt lettering to the spine. Page block top edge stained maroon; very clean, tight and bright. VERY GOOD Previous owner's name on front free end paper. - no DJ.

248 pages 136 mm. x 210 mm. x 26 mm.

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Contents

Foreword
1 My Early Life
2 I leave home and join the King's Service
3 Resolu (examination ship) and Salvador del Mundo (guard ship)—Plymouth
4 On board the Eling (schooner)
5 Return to the Salvador and attempt to run a, H.M.S. Culloden
7 Admiral Lord Collingwood
8 Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Pellew Voyage to the East Indies
9 Arrival in East Indies—Pulopenang, Bombay, Madras
10 Madras Naval Hospital
11 H.M.S. Culloden again—Servant to Edward Hawke Locker
12 Mutiny at V ellore—Capture of a French ship
13 I join the Carpenter's Crew
14 In action against the French and Dutch
15 The Voyage home
16 Arrival in England and Shore Leave
17 H.M.S. Amethyst—I run away after the wreck
18 In Plymouth—I join the Edward
19 The Edward sails to the West Indies
20 The Edward sails back to England

21 By Coach to London—The Press Gang-H.M.S. Enterprise and H.M.S. Ceres
22 Escape
23 The Journey home
24 In Paisley again
25 Postscript: "The iniquity of the fathers"


Illustrations

H.M.S. CULLODEN, from an aquatint of the Battle of the Nile engraved by F. Chesham and W. Ellis from a drawing by W. Anderson. (National Maritime Museum)
CUTHBERT, LORD COLLINGWOOD. Stipple en-
graving by Gaugain and Scriven, published by Clay and Scriven, August 1st, 1806. Dress of Rear-Admiral, but with two stars of Vice-Admiral on epaulette. (National Maritime Museum)
EDWARD PELLEW, LORD EXMOUTH. Mezzotint
by C. Turner after the portrait by T. Lawrence, painted before 1800. Mezzotint published by Colnaghi, October 12th, 1815
SAILOR. Watercolour drawing by Thomas Rowlandson. (National Maritime Museum)
CABIN BOY. Coloured, aquatint engraved by Merke after Thomas Rowlandson. Published 1799. (National Maritime Museum)
EDWARD HAWKE LOCKER, ESQ. Oil painting
by henry Wyndham Phillips. (National Maritime Museum)
CARPENTER. Watercolour drawing by Thomas Rowlandson. (National Maritime Museum)
COOK. Watercolour drawing by Thomas Rowlandson. (National Maritime Museum)
A PAGE OF ROBERT HAY'S MEMOIRS, showing
the life-saving apparatus described on p. 187
H.M.S. CULLODEN, from an aquatint of the Battle of the Nile engraved by F. Chesham and W. Ellis from a drawing by W. Anderson. (National Maritime Museum)
CUTHBERT, LORD COLLINGWOOD. Stipple en-
graving by Gaugain and Scriven, published by Clay and Scriven, August 1st, 1806. Dress of Rear-Admiral, but with two stars of Vice-Admiral on epaulette. (National Maritime Museum)
EDWARD PELLEW, LORD EXMOUTH. Mezzotint
by C. Turner after the portrait by T. Lawrence, painted before 1800. Mezzotint published by Colnaghi, October 12th, 1815
SAILOR. Watercolour drawing by Thomas Rowlandson. (National Maritime Museum)
CABIN BOY. Coloured, aquatint engraved by Merke after Thomas Rowlandson. Published 1799. (National Maritime Museum)
EDWARD HAWKE LOCKER, ESQ. Oil painting
by henry Wyndham Phillips. (National Maritime Museum)
CARPENTER. Watercolour drawing by Thomas Rowlandson. (National Maritime Museum)
COOK. Watercolour drawing by Thomas Rowlandson. (National Maritime Museum)
A PAGE OF ROBERT HAY'S MEMOIRS, showing
the life-saving apparatus described on p. 187

THE PRESS GANG. Watercolour drawing by • Thomas Rowlandson. (National Maritime Museum)


MAPS

PLYMOUTH HARBOUR
THE EAST INDIES



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