4 edition of The first ships around the world found in the catalog.
The first ships around the world
W. D. Brownlee
Describes the ships of the 14th-century and recounts the voyage of Magellan, explaining life aboard the ships and the instruments of navigation.
|Statement||W. D. Brownlee.|
|Series||A Cambridge topic book|
|LC Classifications||G420.M2 B74 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||51 p. :|
|Number of Pages||51|
|LC Control Number||76022430|
The journey turned out to be one of the most arduous and most dangerous ever made. It was destined to become of the most famous, for one of the ships in Magellan's fleet, the Victoria, became the first ship to circumnavigate the globe arriving back in Spain in Although the battle ended indecisively yet it had an impact on navies around the world. New warship ideas generated in the course of naval ship building, setting new standards. The Monitor earned distinction as being the first ship to feature a rotating gun turret, thus changing the course of warship design in the following century.
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The First Ships Around the World (Cambridge Topic Book) Library Binding – August 1, by Walter D. Brownlee (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Walter D. Brownlee. Originally published in under title: The first ships round the world. Includes index.
Description: 51 pages: illustrations ; 21 x 23 cm. Series Title: Cambridge topic book. Other Titles: First ships round the world: Responsibility: W.D.
Brownlee. The First Voyage around the World is also a remarkably accurate ethnographic and geographical account of the circumnavigation, and one that has earned its reputation among modern historiographers and students of the early contacts between Europe and the East Indies.
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InNew York reporter Nellie Bly―inspired by Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days―began a circumnavigation she hoped to complete in less time. Her trip was sponsored by her employer, The World. Just hours after her ship set out across the Atlantic, another New York publication put writer Elizabeth Bisland on a westbound train/5(20).
Where i get my facts are from a book called "Ferdinand Magellan the First Voyage Around the World" by Betty Burnett, Ph.D. Home Science Math History Literature Technology Health Law Business All. In SeptemberMagellan set sail from Spain with five ships.
Three years later only one ship, the Victoria (depicted on a map), made it back to Spain after circumnavigating the world. Background. Inthe riches that Spain derived from the New World were well known throughout Europe. Huge quantities of silver were shipped from Peru, carried over the isthmus at Panama and then loaded on another ship at Portobelo bound for Spain.
Other ships carried luxury goods from Manila to Acapulco from where they were taken to Vera Cruz and loaded along with Mexican silver. King Kalākaua traveled around the world, over land and sea, thus becoming the first reigning monarch to complete such a journey in Nellie Bly traveled around the world with public steamboats and trains in 72 days (from Novemto Janu ), a world record, resembling the Around the World in Eighty Days novel.
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On 10 Augustfive ships departed from Seville for what was to become the first circumnavigation of the globe. Linked by fame to the name of its captain, Magellan, much of the expedition is known through the travelogue of one of the few crew members who returned to Spain, Antonio Pigafetta.
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Only one of the original five ships made it back to Spain. It was the Victoria captained by Juan Sebastian del Cano. It returned in September ofthree years after first leaving. There were only 18 surviving sailors, but they had made the first trip around the world. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Skip to main content. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. A line drawing of the Internet Archive headquarters building façade. The First Voyage Round the World, by Magellan Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.From to Lazarev, who had been promoted to Commander, made his third voyage around the world.
For the first time in circumnavigational history a large warship, the gun frigate Kreyser [Cruiser] sailed much of the distance around the globe, then remaining behind to guard the coast of Russian America.Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world.
He was a Nova Scotian born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer. In he wrote a book about his journey 'Sailing Alone Around the World', which became an international best-seller.
He disappeared in November while aboard his boat, the Spray/5().