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Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.

C. Northcote Parkinson

Published by Liverpool University Press

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780853231493
Published online June 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781846313981
Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.

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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 confronted many British officers at sea.

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

Book.  160 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Military History

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Preface in Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.

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The Memoirs, 1798–1810 in Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.

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His subsequent life, 1810–1834 in Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.

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