Types of Naval Officers Drawn from the History of the British Navy: With Some Account of the Conditions of Naval Warfare at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century, and of Its Subsequent Development During the Sail Period (Google eBook)
Sampson Low, Marston Limited, 1902 - 500 pages
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For fans of Patrick O'Brien, this book provides welcome non-fiction, if enthusiastic, coverage of the British Navy and officers like Jack Aubrey around the turn of the 19th century. The accounts of Howe's resupply of Gibraltar and skirmishes with the French off the coast of America are especially gripping.