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Woodman, Richard 1944-

Overview
Works: 176 works in 755 publications in 4 languages and 15,949 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  History  Historical fiction  Sea stories  Sea fiction  Personal narratives  Biography  Personal narratives‡vEnglish 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6073.O618, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Richard Woodman
 
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 )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battleships, battlecruisers, submarines, medieval merchantman
Research in organizational change and development( )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bomb vessel by Richard Woodman( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 602 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 )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ninth Nathaniel Drinkwater novel set in 1808 in which Drinkwater is ordered to protect a convoy to Penang. After a mishap which delays him he pilots the remaining ships through the uncharted waters of northern Borneo in search of the missing ships and their cargo."--Amazon.com
A ship for the king by Richard Woodman( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 533 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
In distant waters by Richard Woodman( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 532 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 )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 530 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."--BOOK JACKET
Arctic treachery by Richard Woodman( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and German and held by 525 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
Baltic mission by Richard Woodman( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and German and held by 406 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 )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 388 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
Research in organizational change and development by Debra Ann Noumair( )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers in this collection focus on a central theme of gaining a greater understanding of individual, group and organizational change processes as a means of designing and managing change in complex human systems more effectively
A king's cutter by Richard Woodman( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 366 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
An eye of the fleet by Richard Woodman( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathanila Drinkwater serves in the British Navy during the American Revolution, including in South Carolina
For King or Commonwealth by Richard Woodman( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 351 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 arctic convoys, 1941-1945 by Richard Woodman( Book )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Polish and held by 312 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
Ebb tide by Richard Woodman( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 304 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 flying squadron by Richard Woodman( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 302 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
The king's chameleon by Richard Woodman( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as he's enjoying the prosperity of his house and family, Captain Kit Faulkner realizes that his younger son Henry's political ambitions may threaten everything Kit holds dear
The guineaman by Richard Woodman( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and German and held by 286 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 shadow of the eagle by Richard Woodman( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1814 and Napoleon has abdicated as Emperor of the French. ... Out of the ashes of defeat, France's greatest survivor, Talleyrand, prepares to restore his beateb country to the forefront of European politics."--Back cover
 
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The history of the ship : the comprehensive story of seafaring from the earliest times to the present day
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The bomb vesselA private revengeA ship for the kingIn distant watersThe sea warriors : fighting captains and frigate warfare in the age of NelsonArctic treacheryBaltic missionA brig of war
Alternative Names
Richard Woodman britischer Autor

Richard Woodman Brits schrijver

Richard Woodman English writer

Woodman, R. 1944-

Woodman, Richard Martin 1944-

ウッドマン, リチャード

リチャード・ウッドマン

Languages
English (286)

German (15)

Spanish (3)

Polish (1)