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Hearts of Oak

 

               

 

Captain J L Vivian Millett

 

Whilst Captain of the Bracadaile

Aged 28

 

Experiences on sail and steam ships

in the latter part of the 19th Century

 

Part One       Part Two     Part Three         Part Four

Part Five       Part Six       Part Seven         Part Eight

Part Nine      Part Ten     Part Eleven     Part Twelve

 

The Millett Family of Penzance

 

The ships on which he saw service

TINTERN ABBEY 1881, THE TWEED 1882,

CUTTY SARK 1884, GUILDFORD 1888,

GAMBIER 1889, ERA 1889, WASTWATER 1890

BROOKFIELD 1892, BRACADAILE 1895,

WEYBRIDGE 1896, PEMBRIDGE 1897

 

So Shown in green are the Temperley Vessels.

  Temperley Ships

 

The Other ships JL Vivian Millettt mentions

SS ALMA, SS BAYLEY, ACCRINGTON, ADIRONDACK,

 ASSYRIAN MONARCH, AUSTRAL, BLAIR ATHOLE, BOADICEA, BUCKINGHAM,

CARNARVON CASTLE, CELESTIAL EMPIRE, KHERSONESE, CROWN OF ENGLAND,

DEE, DEVERON, EARL OF SHAFTSBURY, ECCLEFECHAN, ENDEAVOUR,

FLEUR DE LYS, GLADSTONE, KNIGHT OF ST MICHAEL, KOW SHING, LADAKH, MIRROR,

NEOTSFIELD, NUBIA, ONEIDA, PAUL REVERE, PERICLES,

THIRLMERE, WHITEADDER, YARRA YARRA

 

A List of Seamen he mentions

 

A letter to the Times 1923

 

Raymond Forward

14th December 2006

 

Thanks to Paul Benyon for his help in voyage times

which assisted greatly in confirming a lot of other details.