Weddell's two vessels, separated in a storm, met again in New Georgia after a perilous voyage of 1200 miles amongst the ice.
We landed likewise at New Georgia, a settlement of recaptured Africans.
They were sent back to New Georgia, where the white men knocked seven bells out of them all around and put them to work.
The New Georgia Subgroup is composed of 11 moderate-sized islands and islets.
They were New Georgia boys, a dozen of them, and the one with the aching tooth had been put back to the last.
New Georgia Island, the main member of the subgroup, is 50 miles long (northwest to southeast) and from five to 30 miles wide.
“New Georgia, a couple of hundred miles to the westward,” Sheldon answered.
The two captains compared notes, and gave their names to the chief island of the large group known collectively as New Georgia.
Those boys from New Georgia, a fine bunch they were, five score of them, and they cost you a pretty penny.
The designation of New Georgia has been retained in the modern charts for that portion of the group which is known as Rubiana.