Nelson the Sailor [Illustrated Edition]

Nelson the Sailor [Illustrated Edition]

by Capt. Russell Grenfell

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ISBN-13: 9781787202252
Publisher: Wagram Press
Publication date: 10/27/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 184
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Captain Russell Grenfell (April 10, 1892 - July 4, 1954) was a naval officer and author and former Naval Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph.

Educated as a cadet at Osborne from 1905, Grenfell first went to sea in 1909 and was promoted Lieutenant in June 1914. Having served on battleships, and was appointed to command destroyers. After war end, Grenfell graduated from the Naval Staff College and served in fleet flagships on the Home and Mediterranean stations. His final post before retirement from the Royal Navy in 1937 was as senior commander on the staff of the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich.

Before he left the Navy he had already written a book on cruiser organisation, and following retirement authored many naval books, including The Art of the Admiral (1937) and Sea Power in the Next War (1938).

Captain Grenfell died in 1954 at the age of 62.

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