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The real Hornblower : the life of Admiral of the Fleet, Sir James Alexander Gordon, GCB, last governor of the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich

Author: Bryan Perrett
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perrett, Bryan.
Real Hornblower.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605461181
Online version:
Perrett, Bryan.
Real Hornblower.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 1997
(OCoLC)607903622
Named Person: James Alexander Gordon, Sir; James Alexander Gordon, Sir; James Alexander Gordon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Perrett
ISBN: 1557506973 9781557506979
OCLC Number: 38725440
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by Arms and Armour Press, 1997.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : A hero deep in shadow --
The wild boy --
Fleet actions and promotion --
Lieutenant Gordon --
First command --
Off Rota, 4 April 1808 --
Frigate Captain : Lissa --
Frigate Captain : Pelagosa --
Lydia and Seahorse --
The Commodore --
The stars and stripes --
Honours, and awards, coronations and kings --
The Governor --
Appendix : Ship's histories.
Responsibility: Bryan Perrett.

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