Recently Entered in the Log

Master and Commander’s Prize Money

The History
*SPOILERS* In Patrick O’Brian’s Master and Commander, Stephen Maturin, indifferent to wealth but desperately impoverished, accepts Commander “Lucky Jack” Aubrey’s invitation to become ship’s surgeon primarily to avoid starvation.

An Evening With Patrick O’Brian

17. The Commodore
An interview with the late author Patrick O’Brian at The Mariners’ Museum, in Newport News, VA, on April 11, 1995. Then Museum President and CEO John Hightower moderated the interview and questions. This event preceded [...]


  • The Author

Mustering the Company

Much Admired