A fictionalised account of Sir William Hoste's naval career. He was Nelson's favourite pupil. The novel follows him from a midshipman in the 64 gun ship Agamemnon, with Captain Horatio Nelson in command to his own handling of a squadron of four frigates off Lissa in March 1811 where he defeated a French and Venetian fleet of superior force. 

Nelson’s Midshipman

Author: Showell Styles

Title: Nelson’s Midshipman

Series: n/a

First Published by: Robert Hale Ltd

Place: UK

Format: HC

Date: January 1991

ISBN-10: 0-709043-20-1

ISBN-13: 978-0709043201

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