Spithead 1784. His Majesty's Frigate Undine sets sail for India and the seas beyond Europe may be at peace - but in colonial watersthe promises of statesmencount for little and the bloody struggle for supremacy still goes on.
Richard Bolitho would have cause to remember his Admiral's words: ‘The task I am giving you would be better handled by a squadron.'
Author: Alexander Kent
Title: Command a King’s Ship
First Published by: Hutchinson