This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
William Bush - This character is the protagonist and has the main perspective of the novel.
Horatio Hornblower - This character is the 5th and junior lieutenant on the ship.
Buckland - This character is the senior lieutenant on the ship when it sets sail from England.
Roberts - This character is initially the 2nd lieutenant aboard the ship when it sails from England.
Wellard - This character is a volunteer aboard the ship when it sails from England.
Whiting - This character is the captain of the marines aboard the...
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