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Woodman, Richard 1944-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 584 publications in 2 languages and 17,371 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  History  Sea stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Other, Editor
Classifications: PR6073.O618, 823.914
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Publications about Richard Woodman
Publications by Richard Woodman
Most widely held works by Richard Woodman
The history of the ship : the comprehensive story of seafaring from the earliest times to the present day by Richard Woodman( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,235 libraries worldwide
Story of seafaring from the earliest times up until today
The disastrous voyage of the Santa Margarita by Richard Woodman( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Among the coral outcrops of the island of Rota, lies the wreck of a Spanish galleon, the Santa Margarita - Spring 1601. This is a reconstruction of the Santa Margaritas disastrous last voyage, beset by an extraordinary sequence of typhoons and storms. Based on what little is known of the ships journey overloaded cargo, bad-blood amongst the crew and a curse we are told a story of greed, horror, deprivation and unimaginable hardship by the handful of survivors rescued from the wreck
The bomb vessel by Richard Woodman( Book )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
The Bomb Vessel takes place early in the Napoleonic Wars, with Drinkwater in command of a bomb vessel which is taking part in an attack on Copenhagen
A ship for the king by Richard Woodman( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Kit Faulkner is a young vagrant orphan, but his life changes forever when two gentlemen spot his potential and he is taken aboard their merchant ship, the Swallow, to be trained for a life at sea. As he rises through the ranks, he risks all in encounters with pirates and French corsairs. Meanwhile, England edges ever closer to civil war, and very soon Kit must chose which side he will fight for
A private revenge by Richard Woodman( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
In distant waters by Richard Woodman( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Captain Drinkwater and the cruiser Patrician struggle with their mission off the Pacific coast of North America
The sea warriors : fighting captains and frigate warfare in the age of Nelson by Richard Woodman( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
"The Sea Warriors is the true story of the great sea captains of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the men who spent long, arduous years away from their homes fighting for king and country, to win and hold control of the seas." "Richard Woodman dissects the events of the war years, centring on the 'cruizer' war, that struggle between opposing frigates which meant the blockade of enemy ports, interception of enemy trade and the protection of Britain's merchant ships. The whole magnificent sweep of the Royal Navy's struggle is set against its political background of the Napoleonic wars and the sea war with America."--BOOK JACKET
Baltic mission by Richard Woodman( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
"In this seventh tale in the Drinkwater series, Captain Drinkwater's frigate, HMS Antigone, is ordered to the Baltic Sea in the Spring of 1807 as Napoleon's grip has begun to reach across Europe to the borders of Holy Russia. As country after country falls under the weight of French domination, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is faced with the challenges brought about by military disaster and diplomatic intrigue." -- Back cover
A brig of war by Richard Woodman( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Nathanial Drinkwater, now a lieutenant on the brig Helleboure, faces old enemies on both sides of the war as the British try to thwart French plans in Egypt and India
The corvette by Richard Woodman( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
"Rewarded by promotion for his services at the Battle of Copenhagen, Commander Drinkwater is dispatched in haste to replace the captain of the Melusine. ... The ship sails as escort to a whaling fleet on its annual expedition to the Greenland Sea in pursuit of right whales, [but] the loss of one of the vessels sets off a chain of misfortune."--Back cover
Ebb tide by Richard Woodman( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
"It is 1843 and Captain Nathaniel Sir Drinkwater embarks on the paddle-steamer Vestal for an inspection of lighthouse on the west coast of England."--Back cover
An eye of the fleet by Richard Woodman( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Nathanila Drinkwater serves in the British Navy during the American Revolution, including in South Carolina
A king's cutter by Richard Woodman( Book )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and German and held by 388 libraries worldwide
In 1792 Nathanial Drinkwater is on the British cutter Kestrel as it goes on secret operations along the coast of France
The guineaman by Richard Woodman( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 libraries worldwide
When William Kite runs away to sea to escape a charge of muder, he finds himself aboard the Enterprize, a Liverpool Guineaman, or slave ship, destined for the Guinea coast of West Africa. Having loaded the slaves the ship then prepares to cross the Atlantic, bound for the sugar plantations of the West Indies
The flying squadron by Richard Woodman( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
"It is 1811 and Napoleon's French Empire dominates Europe. Desperate to stem the encroaching French tide and avert war with the emerging power of the United States, the Royal Navy orders captain Nathaniel Drinkwater to the Chesapeake Bay to heal the rift between London and Washington."--Back cover
The arctic convoys, 1941-1945 by Richard Woodman( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The shadow of the eagle by Richard Woodman( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
"It is 1814 and Napoleon has abdicated as Emperor of the French. ... Out of the ashes of defeat, France's greatest survivor, Talleyrand, prepares to restore his beateb country to the forefront of European politics."--Back cover
Under false colours by Richard Woodman( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in German and English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
"In 1809, working undercover for the Admiralty's Secret Department, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater goes ashore and mingles with the dregs of London's dockland."--Back cover
1805 by Richard Woodman( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
It is the summer of 1804 and Napoleon is massing his vast army for the invasion of England. His powerful Combined Fleet is preparing to meet Admiral Nelson's British Fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar. Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater, newly appointed commander of the frigate Antigone, is preparing for battle off the French coast, as part of Admiral Nelson's highly effective blockade. As the fleets draw together, Drinkwater is unprepared for the irregular role destiny deals him when he becomes a prisoner of the French and takes the brunt of the British bombardment in the orlop of an enemy ship
Wager by Richard Woodman( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Hannah Kemball accompanies her father, a clipper ship captain, on a voyage to China. She learns to her horror that her father has wagered her hand in marriage on the return trip to England
 
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Alternative Names
ウッドマン, リチャード
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English (210)
German (9)
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