George Anson

(1697—1762) naval officer and politician

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made his famous voyage round the world in 1740–44; an account of it compiled, according to the title‐page, by his chaplain Richard Walter appeared in 1748. It is the source of Cowper's poem ‘The Castaway’.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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