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Quarterdeck

Author: Julian Stockwin
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Kydd must prove that he has both the skill and character of an acting lieutenant while stationed in Halifax. Meanwhile the newly formed American navy gets a chance to prove itself in a dispute with revolutionary France.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Stockwin
ISBN: 0340832177 9780340832172 0340832185 9780340832189
OCLC Number: 56651090
Description: 329 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Julian Stockwin.

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Thomas Kydd was promoted to acting lieutenant at the bloody Battle of Camperdown in October 1797. Now, he must sit an examination to confirm his rank - or face an inglorious return before the mast.  Read more...

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