Stevensons' Voyage on the JANET NICOLL

In 1890, Robert Louis Stevenson and wife Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson boarded a South Sea trading schooner for their third Pacific cruise. They were unsure where they were going because their ship, Janet Nicoll, sailed under 'sealed orders'. The ship traded for copa and shell at about thirty-five islands in the central and western Pacific. The journey was recounted in Fanny's journal, publish in 1914 as The Cruise of the Janet Nichol. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Description Place
1890/04/11 JANET NICOLL leaves Sydney, Austrailia one day late due to a dock stike.
1890/04/18 JANET NICOLL makes a port-o-call at Aukland, New Zealand.
1890/06/00 Mr and Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson visit Swains Island. Swains Island, American Samoa
1890/07/00 Stevensons stop at Abemama Atoll. Abemama, Gilbert Islands

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