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Jack Aubrey Commands

An Historical Companion To The Naval World Of Patrick O"Brian

by Brian Lavery

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

  • History - Military / War,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Naval operations, British,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - Napoleonic Wars,
  • History,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Naval history in literature,
  • Seafaring life,
  • 19th century,
  • Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Weir (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8852343M
    ISBN 101591144027
    ISBN 109781591144021

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In this new work, respected naval historian Lavery explores the historical framework of the O'Brian novels by examining the facts behind the grand narrative and putting the key episodes in context while detailing naval life in the era of Nelson and Napoleon.

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- Jack Aubrey's first command, described in Master and Commander is the brig-rigged "sloop" HMS Sophie, operating out of Port Mahon in the western Mediterranean.

Towards the end of the novel, the first book in the series, Sophie is captured on the. "Jack Aubrey Commands" gives you all the answers!I am not a great fan of Patrick O'Brian's books, but am glad he wrote them. This book, by Brian Lavery, is well-researched, suitably illustrated and enjoyable reading for well-informed naval historians or schoolboys who have an interest in the subject/5(18).

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The Aubrey–Maturin series is a sequence of nautical historical novels—20 completed and one unfinished—by Patrick O'Brian, set during the Napoleonic Wars and centering on the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and his ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin, a physician, natural philosopher, and intelligence agent.

The first novel, Master and Commander, was published in Author: Patrick O'Brian. Jack Aubrey commands: an historical companion to the naval world of Patrick O'Brian by Brian Lavery; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Seafaring life, Jack Aubrey (Fictitious character), Great Britain.

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The Mauritius Command book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command— /5.

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The Aubrey/Maturin books began with Master and Commander in 20 more books would be published over the next 34 years, including one that was unfinished by the time of O’Brian’s death ( The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey).

The series has the same chronological order as its publication order. JACK AUBREY COMMANDS: Brian Lavery: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals. JACK AUBREY COMMANDS: An Historical Companion to the Naval World of Patrick O'Brian: : Lavery, Brian: Libros en idiomas extranjeros. Lord Cochrane is the prizemaster who takes her into Port Mahon.

He is then given command of the 14 gun brig SPEEDY. The book begins in Port Mahon on Apaccording to dated entry in Sophie's muster book.

Jack was previously a Lt. in the LEANDER during the Battle of the Nile. Once the reader is firmly grounded in the geography of the ship, the book continues with the second half of its career. There is a slim chapter titled, "Jack Aubrey's Surprise" which summarizes the entire Aubrey/Maturin series for that most unlikely reader who may have purchased the book without having been familiar with the O'Brian novels.5/5(5).

The twenty (and almost twenty-one) book series encompasses Aubrey's adventures and various commands along his course to flying a rear admiral's flag.

He starts as a lieutenant, depressed, poor and without a ship until he is given his first command: a fourteen-gun brig-rigged sloop, HMS Sophie. Post Captain is the second historical novel in the Aubrey–Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian, first published in It features the characters of Captain Jack Aubrey and naval surgeon Stephen Maturin in the early 19th century and is set in the Napoleonic Wars.

During the brief Peace of Amiens, Aubrey and Maturin live in a country house allowing both of them to meet the women they : Patrick O'Brian. The Mauritius Command is the fourth naval historical novel in the Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian, first published in Aubrey is married and the father of twin girls, owner of a cottage with a fine observatory he built.

He is more than ready to be back at : Patrick O'Brian. These books give an intriguing story in the history. The book revolves around the period of Napoleonic war. It’s a story set in the British Navy and it’s all about Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin.

The two are friends whereby Jack is a captain while Stephen is a physician (and intelligent agent). The Mauritius Command is one of the best books in the series.

Almost the entire book takes place at sea. A few of the earlier book got bogged down whenever the lead character, naval officer Jack Aubrey, steps onto land, but at soon as he takes to sea the books take on a whole new life.5/5(5).

The first in Patrick O'Brian's twenty-volume "Aubrey-Maturin" series, "Master and Commander" is both a compelling narrative and a fine foundation for the books to follow.

In the first decade of the nineteenth century, British naval officer Jack Aubrey is promoted to his first command of a warship, the sloop "Sophie".Cited by: 2. Master and Commander is the first book in the Aubrey-Maturin series. Plot summary Edit.

It is Apin Port Mahon, Minorca, at that time a base of the Royal Navy. Jack Aubrey, a lieutenant languishing in port without a ship, on half pay, depressed and indebt, and Stephen Maturin, a penniless half-Irish, half-Catalan physician and natural philosopher, meet for the first time at a.

I just discovered that there exists a podcast "reviewing all of the Aubrey-Maturin novels by Patrick O'Brian".Really enjoying it so far.

In this project was sponsored by Art Marine.I am very grateful their support and suggest fans of Patrick O'Brian would enjoy their amazing collection of Geoff Hunt's Patrick O'Brian paintings. The Patrick O'Brian Mapping Project is created by Tom Horn.

During the series of novels, Jack Aubrey commands a large number of vessels. Most of them are ships of the Royal Navy, prefixed HMS.

On one occasion he commands an Honourable East India Company Ship, and for some time Surprise is a hired vessel working for the Royal Navy (HMHV). HMS Sophiesloop HMS Polychrestth rate HMS Lively Afictation: England, Royal Navy. The real Surprise was sold out of the service inthree years before Jack Aubrey fictionally takes command.

The action of Linois against the China Fleet was genuine, although the real Surprise did not take part, and it actually occurred in while the fictional Jack Aubrey was still in command. Jack Aubrey Commands: An Historical Companion to the World of Patrick O'Brian: Brian Lavery, Peter Weir: Books - HMS Surprise is the third historical novel in the Aubrey–Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian, first published in The series follows the partnership of Captain Jack Aubrey and the naval surgeon Stephen Maturin during the wars against Napoleon's France.

Maturin is tortured gathering intelligence. On HMS Surprise, Aubrey and Maturin make a long voyage to bring an ambassador to Southeast Author: Patrick O'Brian. He commands the Sophie, a naval ship which joined several naval battle.

He views the Algeciras campaigns as the French prisoner of war. Master and Commander begins in April 1, Jack and Stephen disagree in a governor’s concert but later become friends when Aubrey is given a ship to command in which they sail together to wars. Don't call me Ishmael.

Like Melville's character, I did feel called to the sea, but I'm afraid I won't be shipping out anytime soon.

When I was a lad, books like Captains Courageous and Two Years Before the Mast, The Sea Wolf and later, Moby Dick, all gave me dreams of being a after several Channel crossings and a sailing weekend on Lake Superior, I've found I don't have the.

A Skeptic Is Swept Away By The Bromance-At-Sea In 'Master' It's about the friendship of Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy — " The shining center of these books is the friendship.

The Mauritius Command; Desolation Island; The Fortune of War; The Surgeon's Mate; The Ionian Mission; Treason’s Harbour; "21" (the incomplete last book) Return to the Patrick O'Brian Compendium Home Page. All content on this site. The intent of the Butcher’s Bill is to account for all the dead, wounded, injured, and ill mentioned in the O’Brian novels, whether presented as a contemporary account of actions, or as reminisces of the characters describing past actions.

Particular attention is given to Jack Aubrey’s many wounds, for heFile Size: 1MB. Harte was an english Naval officer, rising to the rank of Rear Admiral and dies aboard his ship in battle. Harte was a little man, somewhat resembling Lord St.

Vincent. Harte was a Post Captain and senior captain at Port mahon, Jack was given orders by him in his command of HMS Sophie. Jack has an afair with Molly Harte, which causes a hatred for him.

He makes sure that the Sophies can not be Afictation: England, Royal Navy.