NELSON’S RIGHT HAND MAN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF VICE ADMIRAL SIR THOMAS FREMANTLE
272pp., 40 colour & 7 b/w illus. 2016. The two, bound in friendship, were part of a Navy that ensured Napoleon could never invade Britain. The naval campaign culminated in the great victory at Trafalgar and, with the fleet in mourning for the loss of Admiral Nelson, it was Thomas Fremantle who towed the shattered Victory and Nelson’s body back to Gibraltar.