The Captain from Connecticut

The Captain from Connecticut

by Cecil Scott "C. S." Forester

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Overview

Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (1899-1966) wrote his novel "The Captain from Connecticut" in 1941, using the pseudonym C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester. The story of "The Captain from Connecticut" is set at the tail end of the Napoleonic Wars, and the War of 1812, telling the adventures of Captain Josiah Peabody, who, in command of the USS Delaware, escapes the British Blockade out of New York City in the winter of 1813-1814 and sails south to destroy British commerce in the Caribbean.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783746772196
Publisher: epubli
Publication date: 10/20/2018
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 534,394
File size: 360 KB
Age Range: 1 - 18 Years

About the Author

Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (27 August 1899 – 2 April 1966), known by his pen name Cecil Scott "C. S." Forester, was an English novelist

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The Captain from Connecticut 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Old_Dog_New_Tricks More than 1 year ago
Having read the Hornblower series about pressed sailors, doing duty for King and Country, it was refreshing to hear how the Fledgling US Navy was manned. This would have made an interesting series to develop.
rocketcitymel on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Formulaic watery romance by the author who pretty much defined the genre.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read 6 of the Hornblower books, and really like those. This book was even better.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book as per C.S. Foresters habit situates an early U.S.N. man into great peril and adventure. Sailing from the snowy bays of New York to the Caribbean Isles, this book has history, science, and even unsought love for The Captain of the Connecticut!
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