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Jersey fishing captain, Jean Cotterell is rescued by a French frigate — The Hortense - off the Grand Banks of Nova Scotia in May 1974. His fishing vessel has foundered and he is the sole survivor. The Hortense is part of Republican Admiral Jan Van Stabel's great fleet of over 100 ships bringing American corn to France. Lord Howe's Channel Fleet is off the French coast, hoping to intercept them. Life on The Hortense is like France under the Terror; chaotic, ungovernable, obsessed with savage, radical political theories. Separated from the French fleet in the Western Approaches she is intercepted by two British frigates and battle is joined...
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