Narrative of the wreck of the ship Tiger, of Liverpool, (captained Edward Searight), onthe desert island of Astova, on the morning of the 12th of August, 1836

with some particulars respecting the ship, the residence of the crew on the island and their subsequent deliverance
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printed by W. Roberts , Exeter
Tiger (S
Statementby Major (late Capt.) W. Stirling.
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Open LibraryOL22823509M

Narrative of the Wreck of the Ship Tiger, of Liverpool on the desert island of Astora, etc: Author: William STIRLING (Major.) Publisher: W. Roberts, Original from: The British Library: Digitized: 5 Jun Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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