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A Prayer for the Ship
A Prayer for the Ship

A Prayer for the Ship

The Modern Naval Fiction Library


282 Pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4

Formats: Mobipocket, EPUB, Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $21.95 (US $21.95)

Publication Date: February 2005

ISBN 9781590130971

Rights: US

McBooks Press (Feb 2005)


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Small, quick-moving torpedo boats played a vital role in protecting the Allied convoys in the English Channel and the North Sea during World War II, and Sub-Lieutenant Clive Royce is newly assigned to MTB 1991, joining a crew already seasoned by death and fear. Now it is up to him to take the place of their dead first lieutenant and earn the respect of his captain and crewmates.


"Vivid naval action at its most authentic."  —Sunday Times of London

Author Biography

Douglas Edward Reeman, who also writes under the name Alexander Kent, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. As Alexander Kent, Reeman is the author of the best-selling Richard Bolitho Novels. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.