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By Stephen Erickson,Vietze Andrew

The spoil of the Nottingham Galley on Boon Island and the consequent rumors of assurance fraud, mutiny, treason, and cannibalism used to be probably the most sensational tales of the early 18th century. presently after departing England with Captain John Deane on the helm, his brother Jasper and one other investor aboard, and a skeleton workforce, the send encountered French privateers on her technique to eire, the place she then lingered for weeks settling on up shipment. They finally headed into the North Atlantic later within the season than was once kind of secure and located themselves shipwrecked at the infamous Boon Island, simply off the hot England coast. Captain Deane provided one model of the occasions that led them to the barren rock off the coast of Maine; his workforce proposed one other. The story contains mysteries that undergo to at the present time, but no modern non-fiction account of the tale exists. within the palms of expert storytellers Andrew Vietze and Stephen Erickson, this turns into a ancient adventure-mystery that would attract readers of South and The excellent Storm. 

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