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Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.: Memoirs of a Naval Officer in Nelson's Navy

C. Northcote Parkinson

Abstract

This book offers a personal perspective on the British navy at the height of its power, as it chronicles the tale of a young naval officer who fought around the world in the service of Admiral Lord Nelson, and offers a portrait of life at sea during one of the pivotal periods in British naval history. The author recounts the battles with Napoleon's navy, providing detailed accounts of the tactics used in combat and the horrific casualties suffered on both sides. The letters, sketches, and watercolors collected here provide an intimate glimpse into the personal trials and challenges that confro ... More

Keywords: British navy, naval officer, Admiral Lord Nelson, life at sea, British naval history, Napoleon, combat, casualties, British officers, letters

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780853231493
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313981

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

C. Northcote Parkinson, author