Adventures around the world by a captain in the Royal Navy, "including his experiences with the allied forces at the Battle of Coruna in 1809, and his cruise to Ireland and Madeira in the Endymion. Visits to the Cape of Good Hope, the Comoro Islands, Ceylon, Borneo, etc. are described in detail, and much information about the South Seas and the Monsoons of the tropics is presented. The tird series gives important facts about the British East India Company and the Indian fleet."--Hill, p. 439.