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wreck of the "General Grant"

the story of the part played by two Newcastle men in a sea drama of the gold rush days. The incredible story of James Teer"s gold watch. The Newcastle fishing disaster of 1843.

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Published by Mourne Observer Press in Newcastle Co., Down .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Three stories reprinted from the Mourne Observer, in which they appeared in serial form.

The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18384787M

  Which General Was Better? Ulysses S. Grant or Robert E. Lee? The historic rivalry between the South’s polished general and the North’s rough . Ulysses S. Grant served as U.S. general and commander of the Union armies during the late years of the American Civil War, later becoming the 18th U.S. :

A search has been on, since shortly after a wreck occurred on through to the present day. This is for the wreck of the General Grant, an American clipper ship of . Grafton was a ton schooner sailing out of Sydney during the s that was wrecked on 3 January , in the north arm of Carnley Harbour, Auckland Island, one of the New Zealand Subantarctic Islands; nearly kilometres ( mi) south of the South castaway crew waited a year for a ship to come to their rescue, which, it soon became apparent, would not come.

Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, fond of drinking to excess; or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War; or as a credulous and hapless president whose tenure came to symbolize the worst excesses of the Gilded Age/5(K). The Life of General Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and History of His Civil Administration, His Sickness and Death. Chicago: Winters and Stackhouse, Parker, Arthur C. The Life of General Ely S. Parker, Last Great Sachem of the Iroquois and General Grant’s Military Secretary.


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The General Grant was the only ship leaving Melbourne, Australia at that time. Nine days later they were miles south of New Zealand. On the utterly calm but foggy night ofthe captain posted lookouts, and the Auckland Islands were sighted off the port bow at : Victoria Pann.

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Infamed deep-sea explorer Robert Ballard discovered the wreck of Kennedy and his crew’s PT boat about feet below the water’s surface during a. In May the full rigged ship General Grant, bound for Britain from Melbourne via Cape Horn, was wreck of the desolate sub-Antarctic Auckland the ship sailed at the time of the gold rush in Victoria the ship carried at least ounces of gold, but probably a great deal more that was not recorded in the manifest.

The Gold of the General Grant; Salvage Attempts; Gallery of publications ; Final Resting Place; Identifying unknown pictures; Rescue Message; Ten Dollar Commemorative Coin; Family Tree; The General Grant Stamps; Contact details; James Teer's Watch; Richard Gould; Guest Book; Online Shop; Contributors; The Worlds Oldest Golf Clubs; Empty.

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Jones of Massachusetts - Second officer - Drowned at time of wreck Magnes Anderson Fate: Wrecked 13 MayAuckland Island. How clearly this illustrates the difference in fortune of the brothers.

After making their fortune in the Joseph decided to return home to Clovelly in Devon with his bride Mary Ann, all his gold was lost when the General Grant foundered. Edwin decided to stay in Australia and invest his money in starting a farm. Author Keith Eunson spent many years studying this ship, her final voyage, her cargo, her passengers, the survivors, various expeditions and just about anything associated with the General Grant.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: general grant wreck (17 items) by beartato updated Confirm this request. You may have already requested this item. Her brother James Teer, was one of the survivors from the wreck of the American ship, "General Grant", which was wrecked on the Auckland Islands in the sixties, and on the survivors (who were rescued by a whaler after living on the Aucklands for a year and 9 months) arriving at New Zealand, it was decided to present Teer with a gold watch.

Books. Former Otago Daily Times editor Keith Eunson wrote The Wreck of the General Grant () () pages, [8] leaves of plates: ill ; 23 cm. Published by A.H. & A.W. Reed Ltd, Wellington. CONTENTS: Goldseekers Of Australia Shipbuilders Of Maine Drift Towards Doom Disaster Flame Of.

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