Copenhagen 1800. After seven years of cruel war against France, Britain's long-standing ally, Denmark, suddenly poses a threat. The scene of battle shifts abruptly from Europe to the Baltic where the British Navy encounters the bitter hardships of blockade duty.
Richard Bolitho, recently appointed Rear Admiral, is in charge of his first squadron, and is thrown immediately into a fierce and bloody struggle with the enemy. The outcome of the crucial Battle of Copenhagen is in Bolitho's hands...
Author: Alexander Kent
Title: The Inshore Squadron
First Published by: Hutchinson