A POWERFUL SHIP, A QUESTIONABLE CREW, AND A MISSION THAT MUST SUCCEED
In the spring of 1795 HMS Vigilant, a 64 gun ship-of-the-line, is about to leave Spithead as senior escort to a small, seemingly innocent, convoy. The crew is a jumble of trained seamen, volunteers, and the sweepings of the press; yet, somehow, the officers have to mold them into an effective fighting unit before the French discover the convoy's true significance.
Based on historical fact, His Majesty's Ship will take you into the world of Nelson's Navy and captivate you all the way to it's gripping conclusion.
The First book in the 'Fighting Sail' series