Demon of the Waters: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe

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The mutiny of the whale-ship "Globe" in the South Pacific in 1825 was one of the goriest incidents in American maritime history and has achieved legendary status in seafaring lore. At the centre of the mutiny was a young man raised in a staunch Nantucket Quaker family, Samuel Comstock, one of the most bizarre and frightening figures who ever went to sea. This is an account of the legendary mutiny, packed with incident and detail.

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Gregory Gibson is a rare book and manuscript dealer specializing in nautical history and is based in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He is the author of one previous book, Goneboy: A Walkabout, which was selected by Publishers Weekly as a Book of the Year.

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