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The Bomb Vessel

The Bomb Vessel In The Bomb Vessel a young Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is given command of the old VIRAGO to be sent to the Baltic as a cargo ship Drinkwater s ambition is to turn VIRAGO back into a fighting ship

  • Title: The Bomb Vessel
  • Author: Richard Woodman
  • ISBN: 9781574090994
  • Page: 269
  • Format: Paperback
  • In The Bomb Vessel, a young Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is given command of the old VIRAGO, to be sent to the Baltic as a cargo ship Drinkwater s ambition is to turn VIRAGO back into a fighting ship, but he is thwarted by Lord Nelson At the same time, Drinkwater s brother appeals for help in his desperate attempt to escape the gallows As Sir Hyde Parker s fleet approacIn The Bomb Vessel, a young Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is given command of the old VIRAGO, to be sent to the Baltic as a cargo ship Drinkwater s ambition is to turn VIRAGO back into a fighting ship, but he is thwarted by Lord Nelson At the same time, Drinkwater s brother appeals for help in his desperate attempt to escape the gallows As Sir Hyde Parker s fleet approaches the Danish coast, the VIRAGO is nearly caught in their destructive path Amid gales and ice, Drinkwater strives to save his ship and his brother.In the spring of 1801, Napoleon had reached supreme power in France and allied himself with Tsar Paul of Russia Against this hazardous backdrop of the Baltic expedition, Drinkwater s actions in the complex and bloody battle of Copenhagen are crucial About the Author As a professional sailor, Richard Woodman has sailed in a variety of ships serving from apprentice to captain Besides the Nathaniel Drinkwater series, he has written nautical fiction about tea clippers and cargo liners A member of the Society for Nautical Research, he lives in England Woodman is considered one of the strongest voices in nautical fiction today.

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    1. This is the fourth in Richard Woodman’s excellent Nathaniel Drinkwater series following the hero’scareer in the British Royal Navy at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century.As this novel begins, Drinkwater finds himself a lieutenant without an assignment. By happenstance, he runs into Lord Dungarth, with whom he served on Calypso during the American war of independence. Dungarth uses his influence to get Drinkwater command of a bomb vessel tender - tasked with carr [...]

    2. There is nothing particularly special about this book as opposed to the rest of the series. Drinkwater still struggles with his lack of influence and continues to be haunted by his past. His mysterious patron, Lord Dungarth, does not appear capable of doing much by him and even his hard-won honors for heroic efforts seem to get lost in bureaucratic tangles such as one would not expect in a service so particular about cables and rigging.The most distinctive aspects of this particular book deal wi [...]

    3. Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good capitalizing on the former, Nathaniel finally gets recognition for being the latter.This entry seems to mark the turning point in Drinkwater's career. Overcoming a few tense stumbles while risking his career on family, Nat shines under the eyes of influential peerage by taking the initiative when the opportunities present during the engagement with the Danes.We can surely expect a bump in grade as well as a better assignment in the next installment.Not [...]

    4. Fireworks in the Baltic.Nathanial Drink waters struggles for promotion and his battles in the bomb vessel Virago.Bloodthirsty revengeful felling of his brothers cuckold.

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