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French Frigate Méduse (1810) - Service - Bourbon Restauration - Course To Senegal
... Chaumareys had decided to involve one of the passengers, Richefort, in the navigation of the frigate ... Richefort was a philosopher and a member of the Philanthropic Society of Cape Verde, but had no qualification to guide ships ... Richefort apparently mistook a large cloud bank on the horizon for Cape Blanco on the African coast, and so underestimated the proximity of the Bank of Arguin off the coast of ...