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The East Indiaman: Meacham, Ellis K.; Bryant, Samuel H. The East Indiaman: Meacham, Ellis K.; Bryant, Samuel H. The East Indiaman: Meacham, Ellis K.; Bryant, Samuel H. The East Indiaman: Meacham, Ellis K.; Bryant, Samuel H.

The East Indiaman

Meacham, Ellis K.; Bryant, Samuel H.

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ISBN 10: 0340042982 / ISBN 13: 9780340042984
Editorial: Little Brown, 1969
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hurlingham Books (London, Reino Unido)

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Título: The East Indiaman

Editorial: Little Brown

Año de publicación: 1969

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

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The Naval Service of the Honorable East India Company, popularly known as the Bombay Marine, operated in romantic areas in perilous times. From the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea, from Calcutta to Canton, the Company ships were famous for their speed and daring. The "Bombay Buccaneers" who sailed them were the stuff of legend.

For Percival Merewether, 1806 would be a year to remember. For in January of that year he was promoted from First Lieutenant to become the junior Captain in the Company’s Service and given the command of his first ship - the "Rapid."

Armed with ten 9-pounders, the "Rapid" was a match for any pirate ship that crossed its bows, and in it Captain Merewether was to spend as action-packed and eventful a first year as any ambitious young sea-farer could have wished.

Merewether had quick wits and daring to match his ambition. And with mutinies, diplomatic intrigues and skirmishes with the French to occupy him, he soon found that he needed both qualities as never before...

About the Author:

Ellis K. Meacham (1913-1998) was a Commander in the US Naval Reserve serving as a gunnery officer in the Pacific during the Second World War. He was an attorney in Chattanooga from 1937 to 1972, when he became a judge in the Chattanooga Municipal Court. He won the "Friends of American Writers Major Award in Fiction" in 1969 for THE EAST INDIAMAN.

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