* Fact and fiction are combined to produce a fascinating recreation of a bygone world at war. *The second 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.
'Richard Woodman is a true seaman who has become a man of letters. We are the richer for his work' - CLASSIC BOAT 'It is in the technical detail of ship handling, sails, rigging and myriad other details that Richard Woodman excels' - SEAWAYS