Patrick Watkins (sailor)
Patrick Watkins was an Irish sailor who was marooned on Floreana, an island of the Galápagos Islands, from 1807 to 1809. He was the first resident of the Galapagos. According to later accounts, Watkins managed to survive by hunting, growing vegetables, and trading with visiting whalers, before finally stealing an open boat and navigating to Guayaquil, Ecuador.
- Ira Basen, Jane Farrow, Amy Wallace, and David Wallechinsky, "9 ORDINARY MEN WHO PLAYED KING," The Book of Lists: The Original Compendium of Curious Information, Canadian Edition (Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2005), 270.
- Heinzel, Hermann; Hall, Barnaby (2000). Galapagos Diary : A Complete Guide to the Archipelago's Birdlife. University of California Press. p. 119. ISBN 978-0-520-22836-8.
- John Coulter retails a hearsay story about Pat in Adventures in the Pacific (Dublin, 1845; facsimile ed., New Delhi, Isha Books, 2013), chap. V.
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