The Resource Frigate commander, by Tom Wareham

Frigate commander, by Tom Wareham

Label
Frigate commander
Title
Frigate commander
Statement of responsibility
by Tom Wareham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Frigate Commander is based on the private journal of Lieutenant - and then Captain - Graham Moore, a naval officer serving during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Moore's journal gives a unique and detailed account of what life was like for a serving naval officer. In particular it reveals the problems an officer had in managing the crew of a frigate, maintaining discipline and turning his ship into an efficient man of war.Moore was one of the navy's 'star captain', serving continuously as a frigate commander between 1793 and 1804. His early career took him to Newfoundland, and then, as a captain, he served with Sir William Sidney Smith's squadron operating on the north coast of France. He was present during the Naval Mutiny at Spithead in 1797, and helped to destroy the French fleet off Ireland in 1798. His most famous action occurred in September 1804, when his squadron engaged and captured a Spanish frigate squadron carrying a fortune in treasure. The following year his frigate, HMS Indefatigable, was involved in the opening of the Trafalgar campaign
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wareham, Tom
Dewey number
359.331092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moore, Graham
  • Great Britain
  • Ship captains
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Frigates
  • Frigates
  • Seafaring life
  • Seafaring life
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Frigate commander, by Tom Wareham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848848597
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781848848597
  • 15049655
Label
Frigate commander, by Tom Wareham
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848848597
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781848848597
  • 15049655

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