Nelson's Hero: The Story of His 'Sea-Daddy' Captain William Locker

Nelson's Hero: The Story of His 'Sea-Daddy' Captain William Locker

By: Victor T. Sharman (author)Hardback

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Horatio Nelson's first captain was William Locker who recognised the exceptional talents of the young midshipman who was to become the most famous sailor in history. Thirty-seven years later Admiral Lord Nelson wrote to Locker OI have been your scholar; it was you who taught me to board a Frenchman by your conductE It is you who always taught me to lay a Frenchman close and you will beat him. My only merit in my profession is being a good scholar'. Captain William Locker's career as a Sea Captain fighting the King's enemies on the high seas makes gripping reading and high drama.

About Author

Victor T Sharman is Chairman of the Nelson Society and an acknowledged expert on the period. He lives at Great Missenden, Bucks.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844152667
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781844152667
  • ISBN10: 1844152669

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