Hergest, Richard, 1792 (Lieutenant Royal Navy)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Reporting from Rio de Janeiro on problems with his instruments and with discipline on board the Daedalus; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks.
Written at sea, describing the 'crossing the line' ceremony performed upon crossing the equator and their touching at St. Iago (Cape Verde Islands), with a drawing of a woman of that island. Gooch also mentions his plan to publish a history of the voyage upon his return.
- Subject: Tenerife X
- Rio de Janeiro 1