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Berth Of The Abergavenny, Richard Matlak Feb 2017

Berth Of The Abergavenny, Richard Matlak

Texts relating to the Earl of Abergavenny (ship)

This essay serves as a brief introduction to the digital collection, Berth of the Abergavenny, by providing context for the historical and literary significance of the model East Indiaman, The Earl of Abergavenny, on display in Dinand Library at the College of the Holy Cross.


The Sinking Of The Abergavenny, Richard Matlak Jan 2017

The Sinking Of The Abergavenny, Richard Matlak

Texts relating to the Earl of Abergavenny (ship)

This section of the screenplay Immortal Sea is a fictional representation of the sinking of the Earl of Abergevenny off the coast of England in 1805.


Wordsworth, Beaumont, And The Publicity Over Captain John Wordsworth's Death At Sea, Richard Matlak Jul 2000

Wordsworth, Beaumont, And The Publicity Over Captain John Wordsworth's Death At Sea, Richard Matlak

Texts relating to the Earl of Abergavenny (ship)

A scholarly account of the sinking of The Earl of Abergavenny which considers contemporary reports and sentiments of the tragedy.


Narrative Of The Loss Of The Earl Of Abergavenny, East Indiaman, Captain John Wordsworth, Which Drove On The Shambles, Off The Bill Of Portland, And Sunk In Twelve Fathoms Water, February 5, 1805, Archibald Duncan Jan 1805

Narrative Of The Loss Of The Earl Of Abergavenny, East Indiaman, Captain John Wordsworth, Which Drove On The Shambles, Off The Bill Of Portland, And Sunk In Twelve Fathoms Water, February 5, 1805, Archibald Duncan

Texts relating to the Earl of Abergavenny (ship)

The Earl of Abergevnny was an East Indiaman which was wrecked in 1805 off the Isle of Portland, England in Weymouth Bay. The sinking was a sensational event due to the high number of lives lost, the amount of high-value of cargo that sank and the controversial testimony of survivors. Captain John Wordsworth, brother of the Romantic poet William Wordsworth, perished in the wreck.

This excerpt is from the Mariner's Chronicle, Being a Collection of the Most Interesting Narratives of Shipwrecks, Fires, Famines, and Other Calamaties Incident to a Life of Maritime Enterprise by Archibald Duncan, 124-132. London: James ...