Title

The "Nottingham Galley," a British merchant vessel sailing from Ireland to Bosto

Authors

Andrew Vietze

Source

Down East

Date

12-1-2010

Pages

64-65, 81-82

Abstract

The "Nottingham Galley," a British merchant vessel sailing from Ireland to Boston in 1710, gave rise to a renowned shipwreck saga when it ran aground on Boon Island. Kenneth Roberts wrote a novel of the incident, called "Boon Island." With a detailed account of the story, which featured cannibalism.

Subjects

Boon Island, Roberts, Kenneth L

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