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Euryalus; tales of the sea, a few leaves from the diary of a midshipman [Chimmo, William]

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"Sometimes attributed to Admiral B.C.T. Pim, who was also a midshipman on the Herald. On the cover of Chimmo's On Euplectella Aspergillum, London, 1878, he is shown as the author of Euryalus, ref. R.A. Christophers, joint editor of Halkett & Laing. A lively account of service on H.M.S. Herald which took part in the search for Franklin's expedition and visited Vancouver Island in 1846." -- Strathern, G. M. , & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 53.

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