02-Oct-1836: Darwin returns to Blighty

Voyage of the Beagle, Chapter 21:

On the 2nd of October [1836] we made the shore of England; and at Falmouth I left the Beagle, having lived on board the good little vessel nearly five years.

After which, Charles Darwin remained a landlubber to the end of his days.

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