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Herald and Pandora: A Chronicle of Panama Belles, Irish Colonies & Giant Tortoises

Return to 1847 Contents   Guayaquil, Ecuador, Monday 2 August 1847 The mission must be conducted with absolute secrecy. That was the essence of the instructions from Rear Admiral Sir George Seymour, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Navy’s Pacific Station. Or, more specifically, ‘those under your command, both on board the Herald and Pandora,’ are ‘not […]