Hardback Commander : the life and exploits of Britain's greatest frigate captain / Stephen Taylor.
Publication year: 2012
Media class: Hardback
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780571277117 (hbk.) : 057127711X (hbk.) : 9780571277131 (ebook) : 0571277136 (ebook) :
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Extent: xi, 354 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.
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Edward Pellew, captain of the legendary Indefatigable, was quite simply the greatest frigate captain in the age of sail. An incomparable seaman, ferociously combative yet chivalrous, a master of the quarterdeck and an athlete of the tops, he was as quick to welcome a gallant foe into his cabin as to dive to the rescue of a man overboard.