Mutiny: Divided loyalties
Posted on February 28, 2014 18 Comments
Thank you for all your kind comments on the post about my third book, Seaflower: Turquoise Waters, Deadly Perils. The fourth book in the series is MUTINY, dealing with the tumultuous times of 1797. Kydd is now a truly seasoned sailor and has advanced to the rate of master’s mate. Before beginning to write MUTINY, […]
Huzzah: A Toast to Britannia!
Posted on October 2, 2013 7 Comments
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of training of British naval officers on the River Dart in Devon. In 1863 the wooden hulk HMS Britannia was moved from Portland and moored in the Dart. In 1864, after an influx of new recruits, Britannia was supplemented by HMS Hindustan. The original Britannia was […]