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2 Фев 2013
Nelson's Hero

Автор: Victor T Sharman, The Nelson Society

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Horatio Nelson's first captain was William Locker who recognised the exceptional talents of the young midshipman who was to become the most famous sailor in history.

Thirty-seven years later Admiral Lord Nelson wrote to Locker 'I have been your scholar; it was you who taught me to board a Frenchman by your conductE It is you who always taught me to lay a Frenchman close and you will beat him.

My only merit in my profession is being a good scholar'.

Captain William Locker's career as a Sea Captain fighting the King's enemies on the high seas makes gripping reading and high drama.

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