|JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS,||2|
|SOUTH-SEA VOYAGE. CHAPTER I. Farewell—Under sail—Starboard and larboard watches—Palma—Teneriffe—Observations on whales—Lowering—Hard and unsuccessful chase—Crossing the line—Calm—Cape pigeons—Arrive at the islands of St. Paul and Amsterdam.||7|
|CHAPTER II. Departure from St. Paul’s—Blackfish—Off Java—Thunder storm—Sandlewood—Wreck of the Louisa—Copang—Watering—Malays at Copang—Capt. Bligh and the mutineers of the Bounty—Incidental remarks.||27|
|CHAPTER III. Anchor hove to leave Copang—Water-spout—Timor Straits—Mahratta and the Moluccas—The Albacore, Boneto, Flying-fish, Dolphin, and Bill-fish—School of Whales—Incidents—Sea scurvy—Arrival of the Cyrus—Shark—Wooding—Cock Roaches.||53|
|CHAPTER IV. Sail from Mahratta—Whales—Ternate—Custom-house regulations—Tidore—Narrow escape of a seaman from drowning.||77|
|CHAPTER V. Passage from Ternate to the Japan Sea—Death of a seaman—Rainy weather at Sea—Dreadful gale—The Squid—Melancholy death and funeral of a seaman, struck by a whale—Arrive at the Sandwich Islands.||94|
|CHAPTER VI. Island of Owyhee—Anchor at Woahoo—Missionaries—Public worship—Depraved habits of the natives—The Tarra—Language—Arrival of the Recovery.||120|
|CHAPTER VII. Sail for the kingsmill Group Islands—Terrific Gale—Seaman lost—Ship in extreme danger and much damaged—Proceed for Port Jackson to refit—Narrow escape—Arrive at Tongataboo—Tragical Incidents—Passage to Sydney.||132|
|CHAPTER VIII. Off Sydney Cove, New Holland—The Phenomenon of the Brickfielder—Refitting—Aboriginal Inhabitants of New Holland—Description of Sydney—Incidents-Sail from Sydney.||145|
|CHAPTER IX. Arrive at the Fejee Islands—Whales—Rotumah—Duprester’s Group—Tamana—Simpson’s and Dundas’ Islands—Orrori—Whales—Return to Rotumah; description of the Island, and of the manners and customs of its inhabitants.||166|
|CHAPTER X. Sail from Rotumah—Whales—Arrive at Pylstaarts Island—Trading with the inhabitants—The Tea-root —Eooa and Tongalaboo—Whales—Various Incidents.||194|
|CHAPTER XI. Whaling off the French Rock—Sail for New Zealand—Singular fish—Arrive at the Bay of Islands—New Zealanders—Incidental occurrences—Language of New Zealanders—Sail for England—Gale—Passage home—Enter the Channel—Moored in the new London Dock Basin.||210|
Jarman, Robert. (1838). Journal of a voyage to the South Seas in the "Japan" : employed in the sperm whale fishery under the command of Capt. John May Retrieved September 22, 2023, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52763944
Jarman, Robert. Journal of a voyage to the South Seas in the "Japan" : employed in the sperm whale fishery under the command of Capt. John May Beccles: R.B. Jarman, 1838. Web. 22 September 2023 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52763944>
Jarman, Robert. 1838, Journal of a voyage to the South Seas in the "Japan" : employed in the sperm whale fishery under the command of Capt. John May R.B. Jarman, Beccles viewed 22 September 2023 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52763944
| author1=Jarman, Robert.
| title=Journal of a voyage to the South Seas in the "Japan" : employed in the sperm whale fishery under the command of Capt. John May
| section=vi, 242 pages ; 18 cm.
| publisher=R.B. Jarman
| access-date=22 September 2023
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