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Summary: Salty saga of the bravest skipper ever to sail the seas- Captain Horatio Hornblower. The English Captain sailed during the Napoleonic era, and out thought, outmaneuvered and outfought his rivals, but was more than a little at sea when faced with a beautiful woman!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE CAP

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: To break the stalemate in the Crimea, the British must search for unlikely help among the self-reliant mountain people of Circassia. Commander Phillip Hazard of HMS Huntress is dispatched with a select handful of his crew to seek out the guerrilla leader Serfir Pasha and win him over as an ally.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Bucholz, R. O.

Summary: During the 229-year period 1485-1714, England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into "the first modern society," emerging as the wealthiest, most powerful nation in the world. The English people survived epidemics, famines, one failed invasion and two successful ones, two civil wars, violent religious reformations and counter-reformations, and confrontations with two of the most...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 HIS
Call number: DVD 942 HIS

Russell, Sean

Summary: While on route to the Caribbean to meddle with French shipping to the colonies, Captain Charles Hayden must deal with two dilemmas when the HMS Themis first rescues a suspicious pair of Spanish castaways whose origins and agenda are suspect, and then stumbles across a crippled slave ship. Upon arriving at the Barbados station, he finds himself under the command of the impetuous and foolhardy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RUS

Lambdin, Dewey

Summary: "Dewey Lambdin is the reigning master of maritime fiction, celebrated as the heir to Patrick O'Brian and C.S. Forester. For over twenty years, his devoted fans have followed the adventures of Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, from his days as a midshipmen to captain of his own ship and, though on somewhat dubious grounds, a baronetcy. 1809 starts out badly for Captain Alan Lewrie, RN, and his ship, HMS...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Summary: In 1787, the HMS Bounty sets out on a journey that will take it through perilous seas to a tropical paradise -- and into history as one of the most ill-fated vessels ever to sail for King and country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MUT

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: With the Sepoy Mutiny still threatening British lives in India, Commander Phillip Hazard volunteers to accompany a special army force to rescue the besieged British garrison at Ghorabad. Hazard and the men of the Shannon's Naval Brigade are put under the command of Colonel Cockayne, a cavalry officer whose own wife and daughter are among those caught in the siege.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: Spring 1855, the height of the Crimean War, and the siege of the Russian city of Sebastopol continues. In a desperate attempt to cut the Russians' supply line at the Sea of Azoff, the Allies commit 15,000 troops, five batteries of artillery, and virtually every ship of their Black Sea fleets. Commander Phillip Hazard and HMS Huntress undertake the crucial mission of marking a new channel for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: 1857: war is raging in China and from India comes the alarming news of a sepoy mutiny which threatens thousands of British lives in the Bengal Presidency. This is especially alarming news to Commander Phillip Horatio Hazard, for two of his sisters are in India. Anxious for their safety, as well as that of his fellow countrymen, Hazard boards the HMS Shannon, bound for Calcutta. Closely based on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Haley, James L.

Summary: "Commander Bliven Putnam faces the biggest military conflict between the United States and Britain since the Revolution in this high seas adventure by award-winning historian James L. Haley. At the onset of the War of 1812, the British control the most powerful navy on earth and, to keep up their numbers, they are forcing helpless American traders into service against their own flag. In the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)

Summary: Horatio Hornblower is only seventeen when he joins His Majesty's Royal Navy as a Midshipman. He's dangerously unschooled in seafaring and the ways of seamen, but he's saved by his quick, mathematical mind and keen eye.... This is where it all begins--where young Hornblower gets his sea legs and shows the makings of the legend he will later become.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 1998

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Stuart, V. A.

Summary: The Crimean War rages on, and determined to break the stalemate, the British decide to send a spy into Odessa. And who better for this perilous mission than Captain Phillip Hazard, newly promoted to command of the steam-powered Huntress and fluent in Russian? Hazard bravely takes on the task, but saddled with a surly first lieutenant whose previous captain died mysteriously and with his crew...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Summary: Peacetime (1807). Hornblower is forced to make a living at the gaming tables and gets caught up in a budding romance with his landlady's daughter, Maria. Hornblower goes on a reconnaissance mission that uncovers French perfidy, leading to renewed war. Complications arise when he is betrayed and temporarily imprisoned. Hornblower and Maria get married.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E 2003

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOR

Lambdin, Dewey

Summary: "In Kings and Emperors, the twenty-first book in Dewey Lambdin's beloved Alan Lewrie series, Captain Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, is still in Gibraltar, his schemes for raids along the coast of Southern Spain shot to a halt. He is reduced to commanding a clutch of harbor defense gunboats in the bay while his ship, HMS Sapphire, slowly grounds herself on a reef of beef bones! Until Napoleon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: "As the captain of a useful frigate, Kydd is claimed by the Leeward Islands station, exchanging the harsh situation in South America for the warmth and delights of the Caribbean. It's a sea change for Kydd, who revisits places and people that figured in his time as a young seaman. Some are nostalgic and pleasing, while others bring challenges of a personal nature. In Europe, Napoleon is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: The Crimean War is at its peak as the winter of 1854 sets in, and Commander Phillip Hazard of the 31-gun, steam-screw frigate Trojan is sent to bring troop reinforcements from Constantinople to Eupatoria. On the way, he must handle an overbearing young nobleman with a taste for blood and the pitiless power of a raging storm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU