Verified Purchase. Fast paced action war thriller set aboard a Brittish cruiser during WW2 in Australian waters. If you like this one, you'll want more. Flattops risk becoming obsolete like the battleship. Welcome back. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. But a call to Andromeda's youthful captain, Richard Blake VC, changes everything. The lives of the characters follow his other books, but his naval actions are enjoyable and exciting. I don't think the book was one of his best. After years together in bloody combat with the Nazis, the cruiser's crew will disperse to fight in other ships, in other seas. The cause: a German armed raider, disguised to deceive unwary merchantmen. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. He puts to sea immediately. Reeman always delivers the action, excitement & partly romance, no matter which theatre he is in. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Enter Capt. Reviewed in the United States on February 16, 2014. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Unable to add item to List. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Refresh and try again. Therefore, even if a captain abandons their ship in distress, they are generally responsible for it in their absence and would be compelled to return to the ship until the danger to the vessel has relented. Search. You may be charged a restocking fee up to 50% of item's price for used or damaged returns and up to 100% for materially different item. The plot is fast moving, the characters strong and the events are written a very believable fashion. See details - A Ship Must Die by Douglas Reeman. [Douglas Reeman] -- Arriving in Victoria to hand his ship over to the Royal Australian Navy, Richard Blake is unexpectedly ordered to retain command and seek out and destroy a German commerce raider. This is a beach/airplane read and if you forget it behind and didnt finish it then you didnt miss much. Douglas Reeman is a one trick pony, but he performs his trick well, over and over and over. Mateo Askaripour is a Brooklyn-based writer whose debut novel, Black Buck—which Colson Whitehead calls a “mesmerizing novel, executing a high... January 1944. In Williamstown, Australia, HMS Andromeda awaits transfer to the Australian navy. In maritime law, the ship's master's responsibility for their vessel is paramount no matter what its condition, so abandoning a ship has legal consequences, including the nature of salvage rights. The cause: a German armed raider, disguised to deceive unwary merchantmen. After years together in bloody combat with the Nazis, the cruiser's crew will disperse to fight in other ships, in other seas. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. When the British light cruiser Andromeda arrives at Williamstown naval dockyard to be handed over to the Royal Australian Navy, she is already a legend—having earned her young captain, Richard Blake, the Victoria Cross in her last victory against overwhelming odds in the Mediterranean. February 15th 1990 You know exactly what you're getting with Douglas Reeman: a veteran ship under a troubled captain fighting a merciless enemy (Nazi Germany/Red China). Please try again. Reeman continues his mastery of writing of war at sea. The cause: a German armed raider, disguised to deceive unwary merchantmen. If you have enjoyed Kent, Stockwin or Forrester you will find this a fast read in the same tradition. It is an enjoyable naval book. ... is Back! Reviewed in the United States on February 19, 2013. The plot is fast moving, the characters strong and the events are written a very believable fashion. The plot is fast moving, the characters strong and the events are written a … Here we have one of his darlings, a German merchant raider, running amok in the Indian Ocean. Inspire a love of reading with Amazon Book Box for Kids, Brilliance Audio; Unabridged edition (January 13, 2015), Reviewed in the United States on December 2, 2012. The plot is fast moving, the characters strong and the events are written a very believable fashion. Worth picking up. Blake VC and the HMS Andromeda. A Ship Must Die by Douglas Reeman starting at $0.99. Worth buying. The spine may show signs of wear. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Australians pit an overworked light cruiser against it and thus the drama begins. Interesting, but the build up was slow and the big battle didn't happen until the last few pages in the last chapter. You know exactly what you're getting with Douglas Reeman: a veteran ship under a troubled captain fighting a merciless enemy (Nazi Germany/Red China). The Australians pit an overworked light cruiser against it and thus the drama begins. On March 19, 1945, the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, one of a group of ships off the coast of Kobe, Japan, was attacked by a Japanese bomber. Excellent plot set in WWII cruiser with surprise twist outcome at end. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. But a call. Out in the wastes of the Indian Ocean, British ships are sinking. And in this conflict, one ship must die. Rather "Boy's Ownish" but an entertaining read all the same. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Something went wrong. MOBI book A Ship Must Die read on Barnes & Noble. 4.0 out of 5 stars A Ship Must Die by Douglas Reeman. Douglas Edward Reeman (15 October 1924 – 23 January 2017), who also used the pseudonym Alexander Kent, was a British author who wrote many historical novels about the Royal Navy, mainly set during either World War II or the Napoleonic Wars.He wrote a total of 68 novels, selling 34 million copies in twenty languages. What are you looking for Book "Hello Kitty Must Die" ? As the toll of lives and ships mounts, Blake is ordered to seek out and destroy the raider—the ship which must die. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Extended holiday return window till Jan 31, 2021, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. A Debut Novelist's 2020 Reading that Mirrors Our Timeline. Reeman continues his mastery of writing of war at sea. Get this from a library! The paperbacks having been handed on years ago I'm glad to have them back again in Kindle form. This is the second time I have read this book. Reeman continues his mastery of writing of war at sea. Bought to add to my Douglas Reeman collection, not read yet. It's WW2 Australia here and there's a mysterious raider sinking Allied ships. As the toll of lives and ships mounts, Blake is ordered to seek out and destroy the raider - the ship which must die. Reeman's naval stories are always interesting to read. In Williamstown, Australia, HMS Andromeda awaits transfer to the Australian navy. If you want to read real ocean warfare books, Reeman's the man! After years together in bloody combat with the Nazis, the cruiser's crew will disperse to fight in other ships, in other seas. Reviewed in the United States on April 11, 2017, just want to add my two cents worth for a great book, Reviewed in the United States on February 19, 2013. Reviewed in the United States on February 19, 2013. A Ship Must Die Reeman, Douglas Jove /1981-05-01 Mass Market Paperback / 246 Pages isbn-10: 0515059544 / isbn-13: 9780515059540 Book / Textbook Details You might like Add to Comparison Cart And in this conflict, one ship must die. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Here we have one of his darlings, a German merchant raider, running amok in the Indian Ocean. His usual boilerplate, but he does it well and is quite entertaining. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. There was a couple of whole chapters that could have been cut and still told a good story. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The first time was years ago, and forgot about it when I started to read this. It's WW2 Australia here and there's a mysterious raider sinking Allied ships. 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