A Sailor of King George: From Midshipman to Captain-Recollections of War at Sea in the Napoleonic Age 1793-1815 by Frederick Hoffman
English | July 12, 2009 | ISBN: 1846777275 | 300 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
The Adventures of an officer of Nelson's navy
These are the riveting recollections of an officer of the Royal Navy-Nelson's navy-in the first years of the nineteenth century, through the long wars with Britain's ancient enemy Spain and the France of the Revolution, Consulate and of the newly crowned Emperor Napoleon. Hoffman was a seaman who could inspire aspects of the Hornblower character.