WorldCat Identities

Chamier, Frederick

Works: 2 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 21 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Naval history  Sources  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: V64.G7, 359.0092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Frederick Chamier
The life of a sailor by Frederick Chamier( Book )

5 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chamier was a Royal Navy officer, who like his exact contemporary Captain Marryat is best remembered for a series of naval novels. The Life of a Sailor was his first publication and is usually catalogued as fiction, which may be a tribute to Chamier's story-telling skills but it is wrong - the book is an exact account of his naval career, with every personality, ship and event he describes corroborated by his service records. By the time he went to sea in 1809, the heroic age of Nelson was over, but the war was far from won, and he was to see a lot of action, from anti-slavery patrols off Afri
The life of a sailor by Frederick Chamier( Book )

1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.67 (from 0.65 for The life o ... to 0.68 for The life o ...)