She had taken whales before as she was boiling oil and the smoke was going in volleys from her tryworks. The Duke's financial problems were to be the cause of some later personal difficulties as we shall now see. by R. Aspland], The Christian Treasury (and missionary review), The Chronicle, London Missionary Society, London Missionary Society, The Early History of South Australia: A Romantic Experiment in Colonization, 1836–1857, The Encyclopædia of Missions: Descriptive, Historical, Biographical, Statistical. On 11 May 1797 Indefatigable, in company with Phoebe, Cleopatra Childers, and Duke of York, captured the Nouvelle Eugénie.

Precious the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints, The Reverend A.W. [Continued as] Sailors' magazine, British and foreign sailors' society, Sailors' magazine, The Presbyterian review and religious journal, The Reformed Presbyterian and Covenanter, John W. Sproull, Thomas Sproull, David Burt Willson, James McLeod Willson, The Reformed Presbyterian magazine. Gems from the Coral Islands: Western Polynesia: Comprising the New Hebrides Group, the Loyalty Group, New Caledonia Group, William Gill, Gems from the Coral Islands; Or, Incidents of Contrast Between Savage and Christian Life of the South Sea Islanders, William Gill, of Rartonga, George Baxter (colour Printer) His Life and Work: A Manual for Collectors, Charles Thomas Courtney Lewis, Great missionaries: a series of biographies, Andrew Thomson. The frigates Artois and Galatea, and the Duke of York assisted Pomone in the capture. As his short-lived marriage to the Princess Frederica was unsurprisingly childless the succession passed to his younger brother William Henry Hanover, Duke of Clarence who later became king William IV. With a Full Assortment of Maps, a Complete Bibliography, and Lists of Bible Versions, Edwin Munsell Bliss, The Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of the Gospel, The Gospel in All Lands, Methodist Episcopal Church Missionary Society, The History of the British and Foreign Bible Society: From Its Institution in 1804, to the Close of Its Jubilee in 1854 : Compiled at the Request of the Jubilee Committee, George Browne. Residents at this address. He did not however succeed as Frederick predeceased his brother, dying from dropsy on the 5th January 1827 at Rutland House, Arlington Street at St. James's in London. (Another source said she left England on 5 April). And when they were up, they were up, And when they were down they were down...." AUTHOR: unknown EARLIEST DATE: 1892 (Northall), but see NOTES KEYWORDS: army nonballad FOUND IN: US(SE,So) … I saw a ship and went to the masthead and saw she had her boats down. Also of Mary his beloved wife who died 12 February 1866 aged 64 years, and their daughter Maria Clark who died 18 October 1843, aged 7 years. Morgan was the master of the ships Sir Charles Price and Recovery, both owned by Daniel Bennett, an owner of many south sea whaling ships, and Duke of York, owned by the South Australian Company. She was promised an allowance, but due to the duke's aforementioned cashflow problems the promised allowance was often not forthcoming. Port Curtis is near current day Gladstone, Queensland. 9 From The Royal Dukes of the Family of George III by P. Fitzgerald quoted by In addition to the peerage titles referred to above Frederick was also awarded the following honours; Frederick also held the following Honorary military appointments, 1 Quoted in source He established military schools in order to train a proper officer class (which afterwards became known as the Staff College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst) and was generally "untiring in his efforts to raise the tone of the army, restore discipline, weed out the undesirables, and suppress bribery and favouritism2". Everything2 ™ is brought to you by Everything2 Media, LLC. Despite the impression given by this regular series of promotions Frederick actually spent most of the years between 1781 and 1787 in Germany, where he had been sent to receive his military training and where he spent much of his time observing the Austrian and Prussian armies on manoeuvres. third ser. His main contribution was his work in reorganising and professionalising the British Army; Sir John Fortescue was to write that of him that "It was he who had reduced choas to order, restored discipline and ... confidence, and made the British Army the most efficient in the world". When in sight of the island the previous evening Captain Morgan, a devout Wesleyan, gathered the passengers for a prayer meeting. In 1796 Duke of York sailed with Captain Sir Edward Pellew's squadron. Marriage and the Succession to the throne.

His dying words are that when he was asked by his son if he wanted anything was: “I want more love, more love to the Father, more love to the Son and more love to the Holy Spirit".[9]. He was 25 and she was 22. The son was baptised on 10 July 1829 at the Wesleyan Chapel George St. Greenwich. [7] In July there was an initial distribution of prize money for the capture of Unite and Virginie of £20,000. On the way down aboriginals killed an English crewman George Glansford, of Barking Essex, and a Rotumah native boy, named Bob, when the boats put in for water. Morgan is not mentioned by name.

Frederick's elder brother George Augustus became king George IV in 1820 and following the death of George's only child Charlotte Augusta on the 6th November 1817, Frederick became the heir presumptive to the throne.

Frederick's conspicous lack of success on the field made him a popular figure of derision and provided the inspiration behind the nursery rhyme. His final diary that covers the period 15 March 1863 to 31 March 1864[8] tells of the voyage the Captain and Mrs Morgan made to Melbourne, Australia on the Yorkshire from about 30 March 1863 to l9 June 1863. Frederick Augustus was no intellectual; "not clever"5 is how one commentator described him, and his sole political intervenion appears to have been in 1788, when at his brother's urging he made a speech against William Pitts' Regency Bill in the House of Lords. The Last Martyrs of Eromanga: Being a Memoir of the Rev.

[8] Apparently Duke of York too shared in some or all of the prize money.[9]. She was armed with 22 guns and had a crew of 130 men. Kindly provided by Stephen Harris. He who once never gave a command unaccompanied by an oath was now never heard to swear; and such was the force of his character and the power of his example, that in a few months' time not a man of his crew dared to use a profane expression while within his hearing. At the top of this group were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Van Der Luyden. Wardle soon fell from grace, and the duke was reinstated in 1811. On Tuesday, 6 February 1838, three days after he arrived home from Sydney, he visited the Secretary of the London Missionary Society to see if he could take command of the missionary ship Camden. The discipline of the ship was not a bit lessened, and every one was happier, from the sobriety and good feeling of which the captain set example.[2]. It was a fine beautiful morning, a clear atmosphere and fine blue sky with the ocean with only a few rippling over its surface. Unsuccessful in the field during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, he is better remembered for putting down corruption in the administration of the army. He died in Melbourne, Australia at the age of 87 years a very wealthy man.[quantify]. Most of the passengers wished to be the first to land in the new colony, but Captain Morgan settled the dispute very cleverly. See more. Frederick, duke of York (1766-1827), George III’s favourite son, led the English army in Flanders, 1793-5, with little success. She was four days out of Nantes on a 30-day cruise, but had taken no prizes. Recovery, Master Dec 1831 - June 1835. She was the French Convention navy, American-built Coureuse and she was escorting a convoy of three brigs and two luggers from Brest to Lorient. As far as can be seen in his diary that covers the period from 16 June 1861 - 29 March 1862 [8] he spent a lot of his time visiting the sick. [11] Mary and her husband Captain Morgan are buried in the Melbourne General Cemetery with their son Robert Clark Morgan II and his wife Martha Jane (née Short). This was probably the first religious service on the shores of South Australia. It was simply that his talents lay more in the areas of organisation and administration rather than actual fighting. The privateer's name was not recorded, but she was armed with two guns and had a crew of 25. Afterwards I saw the sperm whales she was after. He was Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, between 1798 and 1809. His life in the British whaling industry has been recorded in the book The Man Who Hunted Whales (2011) by Dorothy M.

21 September 1798 - 24 July 1802 : Colonel Alexander McGregor Murray of Napier Rushy : Volunteered for General Service in Europe, Ireland *Duke of York's Own (Banffshire) Regiment of Fencible Infantry : 26 July 1798 - 1802 : Colonel Andrew Hay of Mountblairey [10] The Navy took her into service as HMS Eugenie. A separation was agreed upon and Frederica retired to Oatlands Park, near Weybridge in Surrey where she remained until her death on the 6th of August 1820.


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Some passengers, including some adults whose passage was charged to the Emigration Fund, were on board as well. Oh how vivid did this bring back all my past experience in this work. Samuel Stephens was the first Colonial Manager, and on behalf of his employers, he established the settlement of Kingscote as a site for their projected whaling venture.

It appears they came to be near their only surviving child (Robert Clark Morgan II).