The Resource A ship of war, Sean Thomas Russell

A ship of war, Sean Thomas Russell

Label
A ship of war
Title
A ship of war
Statement of responsibility
Sean Thomas Russell
Title variation
Take, burn or destroy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1794, the height of the French Revolution. Charles Hayden sets off aboard the ill-fated HMS Themis with orders to destroy a French frigate sailing from Le Havre and to gather intelligence from a royalist spy. On discovering French plans for an imminent invasion of England, Hayden must return to Portsmouth to give warning before it's too late. But the enemy have been lying in wait for him, and so begins a dangerous chase out into the Atlantic and into the clutches of a powerful French squadron. After a failed attempt to masquerade as French sailors, Hayden and his officers are taken prisoner. A shipwreck following a storm and a case of mistaken identity befall Hayden and his men as they try in desperation to escape in order to warn the Lords of the Admiralty. Failure will mean the invasion of England - and the guillotine for Hayden
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
RUS
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Adventures of Charles Hayden
Series volume
3
Target audience
adult
A ship of war, Sean Thomas Russell
Label
A ship of war, Sean Thomas Russell
Publication
Note
Also published under the title "Take, burn or destroy" by S. Thomas Russell
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Captain Charles Hayden has orders to destroy a French frigate sailing from Le Havre and to gather intelligence from a royalist spy. On discovering French plans for an imminent attack on British soil, Hayden must return to Portsmouth to give warning before it is too late. But the enemy have been lying in wait for him, and so begins a dangerous chase out into the Atlantic and into the midst of a French squadron
Control code
14068312
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
501 pages
Isbn
9780718157500
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kotui multi-version record.
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780718157494
  • (OCoLC)760290673

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