By Douglas Reeman
It is 1943, and the seas are haunted via Hitler's lethal U-boats and cruisers. After the mysterious demise of the Reliant's final captain, man Sherbrooke is given command of the mythical battlecruiser. an emblem of every little thing the Royal military stands for, the battlecruiser boasts the rate of a destroyer and the firepower of a battleship.
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Extra info for Battlecruiser (The Modern Naval Fiction Library)
Take charge of it! ” It was a perfect piece of wire splicing. He thrust his hand into his pocket. ” Sherbrooke had seen the blood on his fingers, and wondered why he had bothered. He was respected, admired, Battlecruiser 55 even feared; he did not have to impress, or prove anything to any man. Stagg strode aft, his cap at a jaunty angle. Like Beatty, he thought. Perhaps that was it. Frazier followed him into his cabin, where Petty Officer Long was already waiting expectantly. ” His eyes fell on the file Frazier was carrying under his arm.
It had been a damned close thing. Rear-Admiral Vincent Stagg sat comfortably on a chart cabinet and crossed his legs. “Weather’s easing. ” He glanced sharply at the navigating officer, the only other man present besides Sherbrooke. ” Rhodes picked up his notebook from the table. ” 48 Douglas Reeman Stagg looked around the chart room, a quiet refuge after the bridge and the comings and goings of watchkeepers and working parties. ” He added, “You can carry on, Pilot. ” The navigator smiled. ” As the door closed behind him, Stagg remarked to Sherbrooke, “Useful chap.
We’ll be a small, self-dependent force. ” His smile broadened into a grin. ” The grin vanished, as though its effect had been calculated. “I shall want you with me when we visit the admiralcommanding in Iceland. Our destroyers can refuel, and I’ll want a full report on why Montagu lost a boat. Her commanding officer has a very inflated opinion of himself . . ” There was a sound, and he turned and exclaimed, “Oh, for Christ’s sake! ” The door opened slightly. It was Rhodes again. “Signal from Admiralty, sir.
Battlecruiser (The Modern Naval Fiction Library) by Douglas Reeman