The true story of a 22-gun privateer's epic 1718 journey in the South Sea.
In this first nonfiction retelling since Commander Shelvocke's 1726 published account, a Royal Navy veteran narrates the South Seas adventures of the English privateer Speedwell in procuring Spanish booty.
Author: Kenneth Poolman
Title: The Speedwell Voyage: A Tale of Piracy and Mutiny in the Eighteenth Century
First Published by: Naval Institute Press
Date: June 1999