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Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 2

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Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 2 by Lord Thomas Cochrane is a fascinating account of the adventures and experiences of a distinguished naval officer. The second volume of his autobiography picks up where the first one left off, delving deeper into Cochrane's illustrious career and providing insight into the life of a seaman during the early 19th century.

Cochrane's writing is engaging and descriptive, painting a vivid picture of life at sea and the challenges faced by sailors in a time of war. His accounts of naval battles and daring exploits are thrilling and provide a unique perspective on the history of maritime warfare.

One of the highlights of the book is Cochrane's candid reflections on his own actions and decisions, giving readers an intimate look into the mind of a naval hero. His dedication to duty and unwavering courage are evident throughout the book, making him a truly inspirational figure.

Overall, Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 2 is a compelling read for anyone interested in naval history or the life of a seafaring adventurer. Lord Thomas Cochrane's story is both captivating and enlightening, and this second volume is a worthy continuation of his remarkable tale.

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This second volume of the biography of Lord Cochrane deals with his fall from grace, imprisonment for debt, loss of honours, and attempts to clear his name. It has had a marked influence on naval fiction, most obviously on some of the novels by Patrick O'Brian. - Summary by Timothy Ferguson

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