The fate of the Grosvenor castaways.
The Grosvenor was one of the finest East Indiamen of her day, a grand 3 masted square rigger of 741 tons bristling with 26 cannon. When she ran aground on the tracherous coast of south east Africa, an astonishing number of her crew and passengers, including women and children, reached the shore safely. But the castaways were hundreds of miles from the nearest European outpost – and utterly ignorant of their surroundings and the people among whom they found themselves.
297 pages PB