WorldCat Identities

Armstrong, Richard 1903-1986

Overview
Works: 75 works in 254 publications in 3 languages and 3,931 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Biographies  Sea fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.A7338, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Armstrong
The early mariners by Richard Armstrong( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discoverers by Richard Armstrong( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big sea by Richard Armstrong( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the time-honored tradition of sea stories, this account of a tense three-day struggle to save a ship (S.S. Kariba) is told in vigorous prose
The mutineers by Richard Armstrong( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and Polish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen boys, headed for rehabilitation and resettlement in Australia learn about social order and responsibility after they hijack their ship and land on a distant island
The merchantmen by Richard Armstrong( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the activities of merchant seamen from the 17th to the 20th centuries
Cold hazard by Richard Armstrong( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipmates in the wintry North Atlantic look to an eighteen-year-old boy for survival after their ship founders
The secret sea by Richard Armstrong( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thor Krogan, whose people have long been whalers, is on a modern whaling ship for the first time. He is repelled by the methodical butchery, but nevertheless responds to the mystique of the hunt and comes to understand the fever that drives the expedition to ultimate disaster
Ship afire! : a story of adventure at sea by Richard Armstrong( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1965 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their tanker "Cape Wrath" caught fire at sea, the sailors brought her into port safely
Themselves alone by Richard Armstrong( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the exploits of such solitary adventurers as Edmund Hillary and Ernest Shackleton and examines their motivations
Treasure and treasure hunters by Richard Armstrong( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea change by Richard Armstrong( Book )

20 editions published between 1948 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One boy's journey to adulthood while at sea and the events surrounding the crew of one particular ship on its voyage from Liverpool to the West Indies and back again. The officers, apprentices and ordinary hands on board a merchant vessel in the 1940s is a story of its day, but the hierarchy of command and the subtleties of working with colleagues and superiors applies just as well to any age
The albatross by Richard Armstrong( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four boys find a pirate treasure in the Caribbean and in the effort to keep it for themselves become divided by greed and suspicion
Fight for freedom; an adventure of World War II by Richard Armstrong( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941, Stan, a 17-year old merchant-ship apprentice is trapped in Crete just as the Nazi soldiers are cutting off the British retreat. To get 100 men to safety, he takes over a dilapidated landing craft
Grace Darling : maid and myth by Richard Armstrong( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial trip by Richard Armstrong( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powered ships by Richard Armstrong( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabotage at the forge : a story for boys by Richard Armstrong( Book )

21 editions published between 1946 and 1977 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells the adventures of a young village hero, Thias Stringer, an engine-greaser in a Tyneside steelworks
The lost ship : a Caribbean adventure by Richard Armstrong( Book )

3 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 young apprentices accidently fall overboard from a tanker into the sea and are rescued by the crew of schooner that is engaged in a sinster voyage
No time for tankers by Richard Armstrong( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1964 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor's luck, a novel by Richard Armstrong( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityRenton, Cam, 1903-1986

Armstrong, Ralph Richard.

Armstrong, Ralph Richard 1903-1986

Renton, Cam.

Richard Armstrong anglický spisovatel

Richard Armstrong britischer Schriftsteller

Richard Armstrong Britse schrijver

Ричард Армстронг

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