Stevensons' Voyage aboard the EQUATOR

Robert Louis Stevenson and wife Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson take their second South Seas voyage with Robert's step-son, Lloyd Osbourne. Robert Stevenson wrote about the journey in his book, In the South Seas, publish in 1896. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Description Place
1889/06/24 RLS and family depart Honolulu on the chartered schooner EQUATOR for an excursion to the South Pacific. As King Kalakaua waves farewell, his musicians serenade the departing voyagers. EQUATOR (schooner), Everett
1889/09/00 The EQUATOR sails through the area near Winslow Reef. Phoenix Islands Protected Area, Phoenix Islands
1889/09/00 Stevenson family and the EQUATOR visits Butaritari. Butaritari, Gilbert Islands
1889/10/00 The Stevenson family spend two months on Abemama Atoll. Abemama, Gilbert Islands
1889/10/00 The EQUATOR takes the Stevenson party to the coral atoll of Abaiang. Apaiang, Gilbert Islands
1889/12/07 The Equator arrives at Apia on the island of Upolo, Samoa. RLS and family stay with an American trader, H J Moors, Beach Road, Apia. Apia, Samoa

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