Treason's Harbour Setting & Symbolism

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Halley Diving Bell

Dr. Maturin purchased the Halley Diving Bell and brought it along with him on many of Captain Aubrey's voyages. The bell was large enough to comfortably accommodate two people. Provided that an additional person was above the surface of the water flushing in fresh air, those below had enough oxygen to explore the ocean for depths up to ten fathoms.

Chelengk

A chelengk is a decorative Turkish hat often embellished extravagantly. During his travels Captain Aubrey obtained a chelengk covered in diamonds. The chelengk made an impression when he entered Turkish villages. Additionally, he hoped to bring its diamonds home to his wife but it was unfortunately lost in the desert.

The Surprise

The Surprise was the name of Captain Aubrey's favorite ship under his command.

The Worcester

The Worcester was the second ship under Captain Aubrey's command.

Malta

Malta is the country in which...

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