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Richard Woodman


UK flag (b.1944)

Richard Woodman was born in London in 1944. He became an indentured midshipman in cargo liners at 16 and has sailed in a variety of ships, serving from apprentice to captain. He remains a professional sailor and in 1978 won the Marine Society's Harmer Award.
 

Genres: Historical
 
Series
Nathaniel Drinkwater
   1. An Eye of the Fleet (1981)
   2. A King's Cutter (1982)
   3. A Brig of War (1983)
   4. The Bomb Vessel (1984)
   5. The Corvette (1985)
     aka Arctic Treachery
   6. 1805 (1985)
   7. Baltic Mission (1986)
   8. In Distant Waters (1988)
   9. A Private Revenge (1989)
   10. Under False Colours (1991)
   11. The Flying Squadron (1992)
   12. Beneath the Aurora (1995)
   13. The Shadow of the Eagle (1997)
   14. Ebb Tide (1998)
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James Dunbar
   1. Waterfront (1995)
   2. Under Sail (1998)
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Sword of the State
   1. The Forging (2016)
   2. The Tempering (2016)
   3. The Wielding (2016)
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Tales of the Sea
   1. Cold Truth (2020)
   2. The Judgement of his Peers (2020)
   3. An Absence of Imagination (2020)
   4. Magnetic Anomaly (2021)
   5. Unintended Consequences (2021)
   6. The Petrel's Cry (2023)
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Novels
   Decision at Trafalgar (1987)
   Voyage East (1988)
   Wager (1990)
   The Darkening Sea (1991)
   Endangered Species (1992)
   The Accident (1995)
   Act of Terror (1996)
   The Antigone (1997)
   Captain of the Caryatid (1997)
   The Cruise of the Commissioner (1998)
   The Captain and Commissioner (1999)
   Dead Man Talking (2002)
   Blue Funnel - Voyage East (2002)
   The Ice Mask (2003)
   The Disastrous Voyage of the Santa Margarita (2008)
   Beyond Madagascar (2019)
   A River in Borneo (2021)
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Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Richard Woodman recommends
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Jerusalem (2020)
(First Crusade , book 3)
Richard Foreman
"Tight and fast-paced."

Anthologies containing stories by Richard Woodman
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Men O'War (2003)
Stories from the Glory Days of Sail
edited by
Mike Ashley
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The Mammoth Book of Hearts of Oak (2001)
Classic and New Stories from the Age of Fighting Sail
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley

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