y Commodore : war, peace and big ships single work   autobiography  
Note: Written in collaboration with P.R. Stephensen (title page).
Issue Details: First known date: 1961 1961
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  • Dedication: Dedicated to William Gaston Walkley
  • Epigraph: And very often have we heard How men are killed and undone By accidents in carriages, By thieves, or fires in London; We know what risks all landsmen run, From noblemen to tailors: Then, Bill, let us thank Providence That you and I are sailors. - Charles Dibdin

    ...Somewhat apart a dusty sextant lies....From Old Wares, by Alec Bolton (The Bulletin, Sydney, 1951).

  • This is the third and concluding volume of Sir James Bisset's great story of his fifty years at sea...Now, in Commodore, he tells how he rose to the zenith of his profession as Commodore of the world's biggest merchant fleet and captain of the world's biggest ships, the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth. (Publisher's blurb inside front cover).

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Alternative title: Commodore
Language: French
Last amended 20 May 2008