Author: Richard Woodman
Publisher: Sheridan House
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Naval History, Sea Stories
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.