Captain KilburnieThis novel charts the rise through the ranks of Nelson's navy by Fergus Kilburnie, one of the first Scotsmen to serve as an officer. With the bold pluck of a natural-born leader, an innate affinity for the sea, and not a little help from friends in high places, the intrepid Kilburnie escapes one predicament after another to earn in just a few years a captain's stripes and the plum of the fleet, a three-masted frigate to fight France and Spain for command of the seas. In addition to French and Spanish foes, Kilburnie battles dangerous and unpredictable seas, envious crewmen, jealous fellow officers, and his own powder-keg emotions.

Author: William P. Mack

Title: Captain Kilburnie

Series: Fergus Kilburnie

First Published by: Naval Institute Press

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Format: HC

Date: 31 October 1999

ISBN-10: 1557505861

ISBN-13: 9781557505866

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