Why does Edmond name his ship L'espérance in the end? And why does he leave behind Mercédès and Albert?

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    In chapter CXIII of the Project Gutenberg edition of the novel, Dantès' yacht is named l'Eurus (the east wind), not L'espérance (hope). Can you edit your question to quote the passage you are asking about? – Gareth Rees Sep 20 '18 at 14:56