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Commander

Pub Date : 2012-10-15 | Author : Stephen Taylor | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393071641
ISBN 13 : 0393071642

Depicts the adventurous and heroic life story of Edward Pellew, the British naval officer who worked his way up to commanding the HMS Indefatigable during the Revolutionary War and..


Commander

Pub Date : 2012-09-04 | Author : Stephen Taylor | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571277131
ISBN 13 : 0571277136

Edward Pellew, captain of the legendary Indefatigable, was quite simply the greatest frigate captain in the age of sail. An incomparable seaman, ferociously combative yet chivalrou..


Frigate Commander

Pub Date : 2004-01 | Author : Tom Wareham | Publisher : Pen & Sword

ISBN 10 : 1844150739
ISBN 13 : 9781844150731

Based on the private journal of Captain Graham Moore, a naval officer serving during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, this gives a detailed account of what life was like for ..


Master And Commander Vol Book 1

Pub Date : 1990-08-17 | Author : Patrick O'Brian | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393058956
ISBN 13 : 0393058956

The beginning of the sweeping Aubrey-Maturin series. "The best sea story I have ever read."—Sir Francis Chichester This, the first in the splendid series of Jack Aubrey novels, e..


Cochrane

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Robert Harvey | Publisher : Carroll & Graf Pub

ISBN 10 : 0786707690
ISBN 13 : 9780786707690

A colorful account of the adventures of an English naval captain recreates the life and times of Thomas Cochrane, the man who served as the inspiration for novelist Patrick O'Brian..


Nelson S Trafalgar

Pub Date : 2006-10-31 | Author : Roy Adkins | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781440627293
ISBN 13 : 1440627290

An explosive chronicle of history's greatest sea battle In the tradition of Antony Beevor's Stalingrad, Nelson's Trafalgar presents the definitive blow-by-blow account of the world..