Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By the Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During the Years 1846-1850. eBook

John MacGillivray
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CHAPTER 1.1.

Objects of the Voyage. 
Admiralty Instructions. 
Hydrographer’s Instructions. 
Sail from Plymouth. 
Arrive at Madeira. 
Funchal. 
Visit to Curral. 
Try for Deep Sea Soundings. 
Crossing the Line. 
Arrive at Rio de Janeiro. 
City of Rio and Neighbourhood. 
Dredging in Botafogo Bay. 
Slavery. 
Religious Processions. 
Brazilian Character. 
Cross the South Atlantic. 
Temperature of the Sea. 
Oceanic Birds. 
Pelagic Animals. 
Arrive at Simon’s Bay. 
Survey the Bay. 
Caffre War. 
Observations on the Waves. 
Arrive at Mauritius. 
Port Louis. 
Visit to Pamplemousses. 
La Pouce Mountain. 
Try for Deep Sea Soundings. 
Arrive at Hobart Town.

CHAPTER 1.2.

Arrive at Sydney. 
Bramble is attached to the Expedition. 
Survey Entrance of Port Jackson and Twofold Bay. 
Sail upon our First Northern Cruise. 
Arrive at Moreton Bay. 
Proceedings there. 
Natives at Moreton Island. 
Arrive at Port Curtis. 
Settlement of North Australia. 
Excursions made in Neighbourhood. 
Natural Productions. 
Call at the Percy Isles. 
Port Molle and Cape Upstart. 
Unable to find Fresh Water. 
Return to Sydney. 
Recent Occurrences there. 
Sail for Bass Strait. 
Visit Port Phillip and Port Dalrymple. 
Inspect the Lighthouses of the Strait.

CHAPTER 1.3.

Sail on our Second Northern Cruise. 
Entrance to the Inner Passage. 
Arrive at Rockingham Bay. 
Land Mr. Kennedy’s Expedition. 
Commence the Survey at Dunk Island. 
Communication with Natives. 
Barnard Isles. 
Botanical Sketch. 
Examine a New River. 
Frankland Isles. 
Find the Cocoanut Palm. 
Fitzroy Island. 
The Will-o-the-Wisp and her Story. 
Trinity Bay. 
Animals of a Coral Reef. 
Stay at Lizard Island. 
Howick, Pelican, and Claremont Isles. 
Bird Isles. 
Meet party of Natives in Distress. 
Cairncross Island. 
Arrive at Cape York.

CHAPTER 1.4.

Water the Ship. 
Vessel with Supplies arrives. 
Natives at Cape York. 
Description of the Country and its Productions. 
Port Albany considered as a Depot for Steamers. 
Sail from Cape York and arrive at Port Essington. 
Condition of the Place. 
History of the Settlement. 
Would be useless as a Colony. 
Aborigines. 
Leave Port Essington. 
Arrive at Sydney.

CHAPTER 1.5.

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