The Sea Warriors: Fighting Captains and Frigate Warfare in the Age of Nelson

The Sea Warriors: Fighting Captains and Frigate Warfare in the Age of Nelson

by Richard Woodman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848322028
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 06/15/2014
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 849,034
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Richard Woodman, the well known seaman and writer, is an Elder Brethren of Trinity House, and is perhaps best known for his Nathaniel Drinkwater series of historical naval novels. He has written a considerable body of naval history including acclaimed studies of the Arctic and Malta convoys of the Second World War.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Maps x

Foreword xv

1 'Post nubila Phoebus' 1

2 'We dished her up in fifty minutes' 19

3 'Consummate professional skill' 35

4 'A very heavy gale1 53

5 'Broadside uppermost' 69

6 'The Devil in harbour' 91

7 'I shall return' 105

8 'I will lead you myself 119

9 'So daring an enterprise' 139

10 'The peace which passeth all understanding' 163

11 'England expects' 187

12 Firmness … to the backbone' 209

13 'Stand firm' 229

14 'Remember Nelson' 247

15 'My Lord, you must go…' 263

16 'To purge the eastern side of the globe' 279

17 'Don't give up the ship' 295

18 'The ship is safe' 323

Chronology 333

Select Bibliography 343

An Explanation of Terminology and Glossary 347

Index 357

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