WorldCat Identities

Woodman, Richard 1944-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 660 publications in 5 languages and 16,740 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  History  Sea stories  Historical fiction  Pictorial works  Songs  Sea fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6073.O618, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Woodman
The history of the ship : the comprehensive story of seafaring from the earliest times to the present day by Richard Woodman( Book )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of seafaring from the earliest times up until today
The bomb vessel by Richard Woodman( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bomb Vessel takes place early in the Napoleonic Wars, with Drinkwater in command of a bomb vessel which is taking part in an attack on Copenhagen
A private revenge by Richard Woodman( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater brings his frigate to the China Coast. A trade war between the East India company, the moguls of Canton and the independent traders rages, and Drinkwater's task becomes complicated. He is forced to take enormous risks with his ship, his crew and his life
A ship for the king by Richard Woodman( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kit Faulkner is a young vagrant orphan, but his life changes forever when two gentlemen spot his potential and he is taken aboard their merchant ship, the Swallow, to be trained for a life at sea. As he rises through the ranks, he risks all in encounters with pirates and French corsairs. Meanwhile, England edges ever closer to civil war, and very soon Kit must chose which side he will fight for
Arctic treachery by Richard Woodman( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and German and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rewarded by promotion for his services at the Battle of Copenhagen, Commander Drinkwater is dispatched in haste to replace the captain of the Melusine. ... The ship sails as escort to a whaling fleet on its annual expedition to the Greenland Sea in pursuit of right whales, [but] the loss of one of the vessels sets off a chain of misfortune."--Back cover
In distant waters by Richard Woodman( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Drinkwater and the cruiser Patrician struggle with their mission off the Pacific coast of North America
The sea warriors : fighting captains and frigate warfare in the age of Nelson by Richard Woodman( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Sea Warriors is the true story of the great sea captains of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the men who spent long, arduous years away from their homes fighting for king and country, to win and hold control of the seas." "Richard Woodman dissects the events of the war years, centring on the 'cruizer' war, that struggle between opposing frigates which meant the blockade of enemy ports, interception of enemy trade and the protection of Britain's merchant ships. The whole magnificent sweep of the Royal Navy's struggle is set against its political background of the Napoleonic wars and the sea war with America."--Jacket
Baltic mission by Richard Woodman( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this seventh tale in the Drinkwater series, Captain Drinkwater's frigate, HMS Antigone, is ordered to the Baltic Sea in the Spring of 1807 as Napoleon's grip has begun to reach across Europe to the borders of Holy Russia. As country after country falls under the weight of French domination, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is faced with the challenges brought about by military disaster and diplomatic intrigue."--Back cover
A brig of war by Richard Woodman( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathanial Drinkwater, now a lieutenant on the brig Helleboure, faces old enemies on both sides of the war as the British try to thwart French plans in Egypt and India
An eye of the fleet by Richard Woodman( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathanila Drinkwater serves in the British Navy during the American Revolution, including in South Carolina
A king's cutter by Richard Woodman( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1792 Nathanial Drinkwater is on the British cutter Kestrel as it goes on secret operations along the coast of France
Ebb tide by Richard Woodman( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1843 and Captain Nathaniel Sir Drinkwater embarks on the paddle-steamer Vestal for an inspection of lighthouse on the west coast of England."--Back cover
The arctic convoys, 1941-1945 by Richard Woodman( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Polish and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the last four years of the war, the Western Allies supplied arms and ammunition to Soviet Russia. These supplies were essential to the Russian war effort, and so the Germans were determined to cut them off. This is a comprehensive review of naval operations in the Arctic during that period
The guineaman by Richard Woodman( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and German and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When William Kite runs away to sea to escape a charge of muder, he finds himself aboard the Enterprize, a Liverpool Guineaman, or slave ship, destined for the Guinea coast of West Africa. Having loaded the slaves the ship then prepares to cross the Atlantic, bound for the sugar plantations of the West Indies
The flying squadron by Richard Woodman( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1811 and Napoleon's French Empire dominates Europe. Desperate to stem the encroaching French tide and avert war with the emerging power of the United States, the Royal Navy orders captain Nathaniel Drinkwater to the Chesapeake Bay to heal the rift between London and Washington."--Back cover
For King or Commonwealth by Richard Woodman( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1649, during the English Civil War, exiled Royalist Captain Kit Faulkner must stay afloat with only a fraction of the Royal Navy, all while trying to avoid losing his patron to homesickness and his true love to the predatory Prince Charles
The story of sail : illustrated with 1000 scale drawings by Laszlo Veres( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the earliest known craft of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt to the final surviving sailing ships of this century, every major step in the development of the sailing ship is detailed in this book. Reproduced to standard scales and organized by period and theme, the entire 6,000-year history of the sailing ship is depicted. Text introduces each ship type and highlights the salient features of every vessel
1805 by Richard Woodman( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the summer of 1804 and Napoleon is massing his vast army for the invasion of England. His powerful Combined Fleet is preparing to meet Admiral Nelson's British Fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar. Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater, newly appointed commander of the frigate Antigone, is preparing for battle off the French coast, as part of Admiral Nelson's highly effective blockade. As the fleets draw together, Drinkwater is unprepared for the irregular role destiny deals him when he becomes a prisoner of the French and takes the brunt of the British bombardment in the orlop of an enemy ship
Under false colours by Richard Woodman( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and German and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1809, working undercover for the Admiralty's Secret Department, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater goes ashore and mingles with the dregs of London's dockland."--Back cover
Research in organizational change and development by William A Pasmore( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The history of the ship : the comprehensive story of seafaring from the earliest times to the present day
Alternative Names
Richard Woodman britischer Autor

Richard Woodman Brits schrijver

Richard Woodman English writer

ウッドマン, リチャード

Languages
English (256)

German (20)

Spanish (3)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The bomb vesselA private revengeA ship for the kingArctic treacheryIn distant watersThe sea warriors : fighting captains and frigate warfare in the age of NelsonBaltic missionA brig of war