Everything you need to understand or teach Beat to Quarters by C. S. Forester.
Captain Hornblower commands H.M.S. Lydia, a 36-gun frigate on detached service. He is ordered to proceed to the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua, deliver armaments to a local revolutionary and assist the revolutionary in fomenting rebelling in Central America, destroy Natividad, a Spanish 50-gun ship, assist in the establishment of a trans-isthmus trade route, and if possible, establish British trade in the area.
The novel opens as Lydia closes the west coast...
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