The Resource The shipwrecked orphans : a true narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings of John Ireland and William Doyley, who were wrecked in the ship Charles Eaton, on an island in the South Seas, written by John Ireland

The shipwrecked orphans : a true narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings of John Ireland and William Doyley, who were wrecked in the ship Charles Eaton, on an island in the South Seas, written by John Ireland

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The shipwrecked orphans : a true narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings of John Ireland and William Doyley, who were wrecked in the ship Charles Eaton, on an island in the South Seas
Title
The shipwrecked orphans
Title remainder
a true narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings of John Ireland and William Doyley, who were wrecked in the ship Charles Eaton, on an island in the South Seas
Statement of responsibility
written by John Ireland
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Language
eng
Summary
The only first-hand account of the tragic shipwreck of the Charles Eaton on a voyage from Hobart to Canton. The shipwreck occurred on the Torres Straits Islands. Most of the ship's complement were massacred, some eaten by the Indigenous people. Ireland, the two Doyley brothers were taken to Murray Island by other Indigenous people. Five seamen escaped to Timorlaut in a boat. John Ireland and William Doyley were the sole survivors rescued by the NSW government schooner the Isabella
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Additional physical form
Also available in an electronic version via the Internet :http://nla.gov.au/nla.gen-vn5548469
Cataloging source
ANL
Citation location within source
869
Citation source
Hill 2, Pacific voyages
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fl.1837-1838
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Ireland, John
Dewey number
919.438
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Teller, Thomas
Series statement
Teller's tales. New series / edited by Thomas Teller
Series volume
no.5
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  • Ireland, John
  • Doyley, William
  • Charles Eaton (Ship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Castaways
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
Target audience
juvenile
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The shipwrecked orphans : a true narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings of John Ireland and William Doyley, who were wrecked in the ship Charles Eaton, on an island in the South Seas, written by John Ireland
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  • For children
  • This is the second issue with preface dated 1845, the front cover lettered Teller's tales, without any ill. The plates on plain rather than coloured papers. Not in Ferguson
  • This issue has the following differences from the first issue: The Preface has the word Doyley on the third (Doy-) and fourth (ley) lines. Pagination above the caption title is 3. Slight re-arrangement of text throughout
Control code
000045755533
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)29787775
Label
The shipwrecked orphans : a true narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings of John Ireland and William Doyley, who were wrecked in the ship Charles Eaton, on an island in the South Seas, written by John Ireland
Link
Publication
Note
  • For children
  • This is the second issue with preface dated 1845, the front cover lettered Teller's tales, without any ill. The plates on plain rather than coloured papers. Not in Ferguson
  • This issue has the following differences from the first issue: The Preface has the word Doyley on the third (Doy-) and fourth (ley) lines. Pagination above the caption title is 3. Slight re-arrangement of text throughout
Control code
000045755533
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)29787775

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