$200 he had on board, which Captain Waddell
gave to Mrs. Gilman
and her sister.
The schooner, after transferring a good supply of canned fruits and vegetables, was burned.
November 8, captured the American bark D. G. Godfrey
, Captain Hallett
, from Boston
, which was burned.
Six of her crew shipped on the Shenandoah
November 9, overhauled the Danish
vessel Anna Jane
and sent the prisoners from the Alina
on her, giving a full supply of provisions for them and a chronometer (captured) as a present to the Danish
November Io, captured the American Brig Susan
, Captain Hansen
, of New York, with coal from Cardiff
for Rio Grande
do Sul, Brazil
This cargo was wanting in the notarial seal to the signature of the owner.
She was sunk.
Three men shipped from her on the Shenandoah
(two seamen and one boy).
November 12, overhauled the splendid American ship Kate Prince
, of Portsmouth, N. H.
, Captain Libby
, from Liverpool
, with coal.
She had notarial seal to establish a neutral cargo, and we bonded the vessel for $40,000 and put on her all prisoners remaining with us. CaptainGilman
and Mrs. Gilman
and Mrs. Gage
, of the Charter Oak
, were profuse in their thanks for kindness Chile
November 12, overhauled the bark Adelaide
, Captain I. P. Williams
, of Mathews County, Va.
The vessel was under the Argentine flag, but there was everything to show a bogus sale.
Learning, however, positively that she belonged to a Southern sympathizer, after preparations (crew and effects removed) to burn her, we bonded her.
November 13, captured and burned the schooner Lizzie M. Stacey
, Captain Archer
, from Boston
Four men out of the seven, shipped on the Shenandoah
Crossing the equator.
On November 15, 1864, at I:30 A. M., we crossed the equator, or ‘crossed the line,’ and an amusing break in routine and monotony occurred.
There were many officers and men on board who had never before gone into the Southern
hemisphere, I among the number.
I was approached, as executive