George Shelvocke

English naval officer and privateer

Captain George Shelvocke (16901728) was an English privateer who wrote a famous 1723 book based on his exploits, A Voyage Round the World By Way of The Great South Sea.

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  • They had half a mind to refuse me a passage.
    • A Voyage Around the World, p. 462. (1726)

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