the young gentlemen of Pellew's "Indefatigable"
Noel-Smith & Campbell
Boydell Press, 2016.260 pages. a few illustrations.
fine condition hardback in the dust-jacket.
a fascinating account of the real lives of midshipmen on board Edward Pellew's frigate 'Indefatigable' in the late 1790s and early 1800s, the ship that Forester chose for his young midshipman Horatio Hornblower