Laurence O'Toole The Cornish Captain's Tale

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The Cornish Captain's Tale

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About this book: Published in 1986 in paperback by Dyllansow Truran, 181pp, 'The Cornish Captain's Tale' by Laurence O'Toole is all about Admiral Nelson's "band of brothers", those notable fighting captains of the Napoleonic Wars, who have been amply described in biography and fiction. Here we have the life story of a Cornish sea officer of the previous generation, one who showed no less courage and devotion to duty. Richard Spry fought in campaigns which carried him from the Mediterranean to the West Indies, from the tropical heat of India, to the frozen coasts of North America. His career had its share of fortune and misfortune, but he survived to become Rear Admiral Sir Richard Spry, and to die at home in his beloved Cornwall. No one is better qualified that was Laurence O'Toole to write this tale. He went to sea in square rigged sailing ships, served in the wartime navy, and was familiar with many of the coasts that form the background of Richard Spry's story. Contents: 1. The fight of Nantucket Shoal; 2. The Making of A Sailor; 3. The Path to Command; 4. Shifts of Fortune; 5. H.M.S. "Chester" in Nova Scotia; 6. H.M.S. "Chester" in Soundings; 7. A Passage to Pondicherry; 8. From Two Frigates; 9. The War in the West; 10. H.M.S "Oxford" at Louisberg in 1757/8; 11. To Glory We Steer; 12. The Long Blockade; Epilogue for an Admiral. Appendices: 1. His Majesty's Bomb "Comet"; 2. Ships and Captains; 3. Glossary; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Index

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