Pitcairn Island as a port of call a record, 1790-2010 by Herbert Ford

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Published by McFarland & Company in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Chronology,
  • Ship registers,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHerbert Ford
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU800 .F64 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25190283M
ISBN 109780786466047
LC Control Number2012002937

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Pitcairn Island is arguably the most isolated inhabited spot on Earth. Yet despite tricky ocean currents, often lethal surf and sudden gales, the island’s standing as the home of the descendants of Fletcher Christian and his mutineer cohorts from H.M.S.

Bounty has drawn thousands of ships to its shores. This maritime history of the island chronicles every ship that has called at Pitcairn.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call: A Record, –, 2d ed/5(1). Pitcairn Island is arguably the most isolated inhabited spot on Earth.

Yet despite tricky ocean currents, often lethal surf and sudden gales, the island's standing as the home of the descendants of Fletcher Christian and his mutineer cohorts from H.M.S.

Bounty has drawn thousands of ships to its shores. This maritime history of the island chronicles every ship that has called at Pitcairn from. Herbert Ford, noted expert on Pitcairn history and winner of the Bounty Anchor Award, started the Pitcairn Islands Study Center and has written two previous books on the subject: Pitcairn and Miscellany of Pitcairn’s Island.

In this edition of Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call, he draws on primary resources including the records of the. Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call by Herbert Ford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Written by Herbert Ford, director of the Pitcairn Islands Study Center, this page maritime history of Pitcairn, published inrecords some years () of life on the island. The call of thousands of ships from every port in the world at Pitcairn in the year period is recorded, along with particulars about the ship and the.

The Pitcairn Islands (/ ˈ p ɪ t k ɛər n /; Pitkern: Pitkern Ailen), officially the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, is a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the sole British Overseas Territory in the Pacific four islands — Pitcairn proper, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno — are scattered across several hundred miles of ocean and have a.

Pitcairn Island is one of the most isolated places in the world. Herbert Ford was also able to put a story to the history of all the ships and people that came and went for over years.

This book was worth the price and I will treasure for years to come. I applaud the author and the generous people of Pitcairn s: 1. Bloggat om Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call Övrig information Herbert Ford, founder and director of the Pitcairn Islands Study Center at Pacific Union College in California, is the author of 11 books and more than magazine articles.

Pitcairn Island, isolated volcanic island in the south-central Pacific Ocean, 1, miles (2, km) southeast of is the only inhabited island of the British overseas territory of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands, which is commonly referred to as the Pitcairn Islands or as Pitcairn. Bounty Bay is an embayment of the Pacific Ocean into Pitcairn Island.

Bounty Bay is named after the Bounty, a British naval vessel whose 18th-century mutiny was immortalized in the novel Mutiny on the Bounty, and the numerous subsequent motion pictures made of it.

Pitcairn island The Pitcairn Islands, officially named the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, are a group of four islands in the southern Pacific Ocean.

The islands are a British overseas territory, formerly a British colony, the last remaining in the Pacific. Only Pitcairn Island, the second largest, is inhabited. Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call (e-bok) A Record,2d ed.

av Herbert Ford. E-bok (PDF - DRM), Engelska, Ladda ned Spara som favorit Laddas ned direkt Läs i vår app för iPhone, iPad och Android. Fist/paw: “Terry Young, Pitcairn Island, ” Per Herbert Ford, author of a particularly fine book on the maritime history of Pitcairn Island entitled, Pitcairn Island as Port of Call: A Record,“This book lists all ships calling at the Island from to “The Mussolini of Pitcairn” 82 A Busy Port of Call: – 91 Emergency Ward 99 Before the Separation The Move to Norfolk Island Return to Pitcairn Shipwrecks and Hysteria Pitkern and Place Names Conversion, Constitution—and Murder Inthe tiny Pacific island of Pitcairn was torn apart when seven men were put on trial for sexually abusing children.

In her gripping new book, Kathy Marks, who covered the story for The. The cost including the expensive 4-hour flights to and from Mangareva from Pape’ete, a hotel and transfers on each; plus room and board on Pitcairn is about $ for a one-week trip (3 days on the island) and shockingly only $ for 2 weeks.

2 weeks includes 10 days on Pitcairn. History. In Januarynine of the mutineers from the ship and their Tahitian companions (six men, eleven women and a baby) settled on Pitcairn Island, having anchored HMS Bounty in a small bay on the northern side of the island and set her on fire after everything of utility was landed.

Pitcairn had ample food, water and land for everyone and a mild climate. Home to the original mutineers of the Bounty, Adamstown’s is today the capital of all four Pitcairn Islands. The islands – the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific – include the namesake Pitcairn Island itself, plus the uninhabited Oeno, Henderson and Ducie.

Pitcairn is the archipelago’s only inhabited island, with the population of just 50 centred in Adamstown. Select the start date for your cruise sailing to view all ports of call Your enquiry Reason for enquiry: Reason for enquiry Sales Enquiry General Enquiry Request a call back Tailormade / private tours Group Bookings Amend a booking Cannot find cruise ship/itinerary.

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Beechey] Pitcairn Island. For an adventure you won’t find in the average guide book, embark on a 13 day voyage of discovery across the South Pacific for Pitcairn Island. En route, visit some of Polynesia's most scenic islands, including Tuamotu, Gambier and the Austral Islands. THE PITCAIRN ISLAND REGISTER BOOK INTRODUCTION The Pitcairn Island Register Book, now in the archives of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, is the earliest record from within of the settlement on Pitcairn Island.

The contents of the book are in the first place the Register itself, covering the years January to February   Yes, that Pitcairn Island, Britain’s smallest colony, the tiny island originally settled by mutineers from HMS Bounty.

The population has been dwindling in recent years and now stands below As reported by the Telegraph: “We’ve been appealing for more people to boost the population,” said Jacqui Christian, 44, who represents the.

The Pitcairn Islands Study Center, established in at Pacific Union College in Napa County, is a museum-research facility providing information about the mutiny and its aftermath to academics. The following list of Cruise Ships are scheduled to Visit Pitcairn Island.

Last updated, August 2nd, Please Note; Cruise Ships only stop at Pitcairn for a few hours, and Landing on Pitcairn is dependent on the sea conditions and at the discretion of the ship's captain. Pris: kr. e-bok, Laddas ned direkt. Köp boken Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call av Herbert Ford (ISBN ) hos Adlibris.

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Our first port of call was the small island of Anaa, in the Tuamotu Islands, where the few hundred inhabitants had spent two years getting ready for. Watch the three-part Britain's Treasure Islands documentary series on BBC FOUR, starting Tue 12 Apr (repeated Wed 13 Apr ). Pitcairn Is. Of the book, Captain Sean Bercaw writes: "In Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call Herbert Ford has compiled a chronological listing of the vessels visiting Pitcairn from its discovery in by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn through the present day.

Pitcairn Island is a two-square-mile rock 3, miles off the coast of New Zealand. Before World War II the population was at a peak height of Now less than 50 people live there. Most are descendants of Fletcher Christian, the leader of the infamous Mutiny on the HMS Bounty.

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Pitcairn Island is approximately feet high and can be seen from about miles away on a yacht - visibility and swell allowing. Approaching from the East, Pitcairn Island Island appears to have a saddle in the middle of it. This is where you should initially aim for. A place where island time rules.

During your Caribbean cruise stops, let the beat of the tropics take control. With over 30 sun-soaked destinations, spread through 19 countries, you’re sure to stock up on Caribbean good vibes. Scott: #a-d O. Issued: 75th Anniversary of the Adm. Byrd Visit to Pitcairn Inside #b: New Zealand # Lou wrote: Inthe post office on Pitcairn was run by a New Zealand Postal Agency, and a limited supply of New Zealand stamps was kept on hand to cover the needs when a ship made a call on the island and took on mail.

The ship’s Captain named the island after the young eagle-eyed seaman and charted its position at 25°2′S °21′W, erroneously mapping Pitcairn about km west of its actual location. The ship went on its way and when Britain’s famous Captain Cook was sent out to explore Pitcairn six years later, he of course couldn’t find it.

Today’s port of call is Pitcairn Island, home of the descendants of the mutineers from the H.M.S. Bounty. When the mutineers sailed the Bounty away from Tahiti, Fletcher Christian followed the nautical,charts of the day to Pitcairn Island, an isolated but uninhabited island .In I spent an arduous three months working on a photography project about Pitcairn, a tiny island measuring just two by one miles, halfway between New Zealand and Chile.

It is Britain’s. Pitcairn Islands #6 () The Pitcairn Islands (Pitkern Ailen in Pitkern) is officially called Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno form the southeasternmost extension of the geological archipelago of the Tuamotus of French Polynesia, consisting of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean: Pitcairn Island, Oeno Island (an atoll with five islets, one of which is Sandy.

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