Penobscot Marine Museum Thursday Night Lecture Series “Boon Island”

Penobscot Marine Museum Thursday Night Lecture Series “Boon Island” from George Kerper on Vimeo.

The wreck of the NOTTINGHAM GALLEY on Boon Island and the resultant rumors of insurance fraud, mutiny, treason, and cannibalism was one of the most sensational stories of the early eighteenth century. Captain Deane offered one version of the events that led them to be shipwrecked on notorious Boon Island, however his crew proposed another.

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