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by Cecil Scott Forester
Forester Cecil Scott. Chapter I. Captain Horatio Hornblower was reading a smudgy proof which the printers had just sent round to his lodgings.
Forester Cecil Scott. There will be Fiddlers and Dancing every evening, and Provisions at sixteen ounces to the Pound, the Best of Beef, and Best of Bread, and Grog at midday every Day of the Week and Sundays, all in addition to the Pay under the Warrant of His Most Gracious Majesty King George! In the Place where this notice is read can be found an Officer of His Majesty’s Ship Sutherland who will enlist any Willing Hearts who Thirst for Glory.
A Note about Cecil Scott Forester. and The African Queen. Born Cecil Louis Troughton Smith in Cairo, Egypt, C. S. Forester grew up in England. Commodore hornblower. C. Forester (1899-1966) was an accomplished biographer, journalist, and sometime screenwriter, as well as the author of many popular novels, including The African Queen, The Barbary Pirates, The General, The Good Shepherd, The Gun, The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck, and Rifleman Dodd.
Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (27 August 1899 – 2 April 1966), known by his pen name Cecil Scott "C. Forester, was an English novelist known for writing tales of naval warfare. Forester, was an English novelist known for writing tales of naval warfare, such as the 12-book Horatio Hornblower series depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars. The Hornblower novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction in 1938. His other works include The African Queen (1935, filmed in 1951 by John Huston).
Cecil Scott Forester Captain Horatio Hornblower is newly in command of his first ship of the line, the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland, which he deems the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy List.
Cecil Scott Forester. The Last Encounter" is a short story by C. Forester, the final chapter in the life of his fictional naval hero, Horatio Hornblower. It was published together with the unfinished novel Hornblower and the Crisis and another short story, "Hornblower and the Widow McCool". Captain Horatio Hornblower is newly in command of his first ship of the line, the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland, which he deems the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy List. Moreover, she is 250 men short of a full crew, so Hornblower must enlist and train poachers, bigamists, sheepstealers, and other landlubbers. This is the sixth of eleven books chronicling the adventures of C. Forester's inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower. May, 1810 - and Captain Horatio Hornblower has been handed his first ship of the line. Though the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland is 'the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy' and a crew shortage means he must recruit two hundred and fifty landlubbers, Hornblower knows that by the time Sutherland and her squadron reach the blockaded Catalonian coast every seaman will do his duty. May 1810, seventeen years deep into the Napoleonic Wars. Cecil S. Forester A Ship of the Line.
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Author: Cecil Scott Forester. Annotation: Cecil S. Forester A Ship of the Line Chapter I Captain Horatio Hornblower was reading a smudgy proof which the printers had just sent round to his lodgings. Genre: Historical Adventures, Sea adventures, Travel and Geography. Read a fragment illustrations. To all Young Men of Spirit, he said. Seamen, Landsmen, and Boys, who wish to strike a Blow for Freedom and to cause the Corsican Tyrant to wish that he had never dared the Wrath of these British Isles.
Ship of the Line by Cecil Scott Forester (1943-06-23).