Beginning within the overdue 19th century in Apprentice to the Sea, with the British Empire on the peak of its powers, McCutchan captures the experience of ask yourself a tender teenage sailor environment sail on his first voyage might have felt on the time - in addition to the awful realities of sea existence that undefined. A homicide on board units Chatto's occupation off as he's embroiled within the plot and is compelled to sink or swim.
Second Mate heralds the sunrise of the steamship period on the flip of the century. Chatto, now made up our minds to upward thrust to moment officer, has his objectives thwarted while a face from the earlier seeks revenge. It quickly turns out that navigating the treacherous Cape Horn is not the merely chance on board...
In The New Lieutenant, the trilogy closes with the onset of the 1st global warfare the place the oceans became much more antagonistic. Chatto eagerly joins the Royal military Reserve to take on the German U-Boat chance, yet quickly unearths himself in deeper waters than he ever may have imagined.
Praise for Philip McCutchan
‘A good event series.’ — Publishers Weekly
‘A nautical conflict buff's feast...[McCutchan] retains an authoritative hand at the wheel and his descriptions of battles at sea ring with laconic truth.’ — The manhattan occasions publication Review
‘His personality conflicts are good organised.’ — Daily Telegraph
Philip McCutchan grew up within the naval surroundings of Portsmouth Dockyard and constructed a lifetime's curiosity within the sea. army historical past used to be an early curiosity of his, leading to a number of fiction books concerning the British military and its campaigns, specially within the final one hundred fifty years. He served all through WWII in various ships, together with the cruiser Vindictive, the sea boarding vessel Largs, and the escort service Ravager, finishing the conflict as a lieutenant, RNVR.
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