*Fact and Fiction are combined to produce a fascinating recreation of a bygone world at war. * The fifth omnibus of a successful adventure series featuring Nathaniel Drinkwater.
Richard Woodman was born in London in 1944. He became an indentured midshipman in cargo liners at 16 and has sailed in a variety of ships, serving from apprentice to captain. He remains a professional sailor and in 1978 won the Marine Society's Harmer Award.
This author has quietly stolen the weather-gauge from most of his rivals in the Hornblower stakes' - Observer 'Packed with exciting incident, worthy of wide appeal to those who love thrilling nautical encounters and the sea' Nautical Magazine 'Richard Woodman is a true seaman who has become a man of letters. We are the richer for his work' - Tom Cunliffe, CLASSIC BOAT 'In the top rank of sea stories' - LIVERPOOL DAILY POST