Rossiter – Romance of the Old Sea
Captain Rossiter was commander of the French Whaling ship Mississippi. Famous for the rescue of John Eyre and Wylie he honourably convalesced them back to health and sent them on their way with generous supplies and comforts.
Eyre completed his intrepid journey successfully and named Rossiter Bay on the Western Australian coast after the big hearted man.
Captain Rossiter was known to paint watercolours of the places he visited and was said to have been and altogether superior type of man.
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