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Issue Details: First known date: 1888... 1888 A Cruise in a Cutter
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The narrator signs on to sail on a small cutter bound from Melbourne to Fremantle. During the journey, he and the rest of the crew are imperilled by the captain's inexperience, storms, and an inquisitive whale.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1888
Serialised by: The Sydney Mail 1860-1938 newspaper (1780 issues)

Serialised in the Sydney Mail in two instalments: 11 February and 25 February 1888.

Published in 'The Sketcher'.

Link: Instalment one Sighted: 21/8/2015
Last amended 21 Aug 2015 09:55:13
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Great Australian Bight, South Australia,
  • Fremantle Harbour, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,
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