The Greater the Honor
A Novel of the Barbary Wars
By (author) William H. White
Greater the Honor by William H. White
Book DescriptionBaldwin and his shipmates are in for a rollicking adventure. Under Decatur's careful eye, the young men in his command learn to hand, reef, steer and fight!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781888671209
(215mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Tiller Publishing,US
Publisher: Tiller Publishing,US
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William H. White
When Fortune Frowns, Paperback (April 2011)
Deals with the story of HMS Pandora. This title presents a portrait of the crew that embarked in 1790 on an epic voyage to Tahiti to find and arrest the men who revolted against the Bounty and Captain William Bligh.
Greater the Honor, Hardback (April 2003)
The year is 1803, and young Oliver Baldwin arrives in Boston to take his berth aboard the newly launched United States brig Argus commanded by Stephen Decatur.
In Pursuit of Glory, Paperback (December 1996)» View all books by William H. White
Oliver Baldwin, back from the Barbary Wars, sets sail in the US frigate Chesapeake on a routine patrol. The ship is confronted by the 50-gun HMS Leopard outside the Virginia Capes. Commodore James Barron refuses the British captain's orders to produce Royal Navy deserters, and the Leopard fires into the American frigate with disastrous results.
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Author Biography - William H. White
William H. White is a former U.S. Naval officer with combat service, a life-long sailor, and maritime historian specializing in Age of Sail events. He lives in Rumson, New Jersey.
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