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By Philip Fennell, Marie King, Terry Golway

The tale of John Devoy’s 1876 Catalpa rescue is a story of heroism, creativity, and the triumph of autonomous spirit in pursuit of freedom. The day-by-day go online board the whaling send Catalpa starts off with the common recount of a team intact and a spirit unfettered, yet such quiet phrases lie to the reality of the audacious firm that got here to be referred to as the most very important rescues in Irish American historical past. John Devoy’s males rescued six Irish political prisoners from the Australian coast, permitting hundreds of thousands of fellow Irishmen and American-Fenians, a lot of whom secretly financed the damaging plot, to attract braveness from the newly exiled prisoners.Philip Fennell and Marie King inform the tale from John Devoy’s personal files and the ship's logbooks. John Devoy's Catalpa excursion comprises an advent by way of Terry Golway and the non-public diaries, letters, and stories from John Devoy and his males.

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S. J. , The Oxford Companion to Irish History (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), 65. 61. George Henry Moore was a member of Parliament from Mayo and active in the Amnesty Association. Devoy wrote of Moore being frequently consulted by the IRB, though he was not a member. Amos, 188; Devoy, 322. 62. “Amnesty John” Nolan founded the very successful Amnesty Association in 1868. Devoy, 366. 30 Cruise of a New Bedford Whaler the duke was a great soldier, as soldiers go near the top of the army in England, that settled it.

J. , The Oxford Companion to Irish History (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), 65. 61. George Henry Moore was a member of Parliament from Mayo and active in the Amnesty Association. Devoy wrote of Moore being frequently consulted by the IRB, though he was not a member. Amos, 188; Devoy, 322. 62. “Amnesty John” Nolan founded the very successful Amnesty Association in 1868. Devoy, 366. 30 Cruise of a New Bedford Whaler the duke was a great soldier, as soldiers go near the top of the army in England, that settled it.

The condition necessitated a doctor coming aboard and treating Keill, who then returned to duty. 45 (Also, according to Pease, Anthony had to seek the assistance of the United States consul in documenting the replacement crew members whom he had taken on in the Azores. )46 Three more men were recruited. After taking on more provisions, the Catalpa continued on its mission on November 26, heading south. It crossed the Tropic of Cancer at the end of November and passed the Cape Verde Islands around December 6.

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