Charles Darwin's closest brush with death during the Beagle voyage came on Sunday 13th January 1833, near that most infamous of nautical perils, Cape Horn.
On Christmas Day 1831, the crew of HMS Beagle held their own ’Olympic Games’ at Port Desire in Patagonia.
In which I dismiss any charges of historical inaccuracy against the latest Aardman animation.
Dickens, FitzRoy and how a tragic loss at sea spurred efforts to forecast storms.
A biography of one of the most important ships in history.