Hornblower and the Hotspur

Hornblower and the Hotspur, by Cecil Scott Forester
[pseudonym of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith]

Horatio Hornblower, #3

Published: 1962

Maps:

Map 11 – Approaches to Brest – April, 1803 to July, 1805
(1) 6 degrees W. longitude: opening of sealed orders.
(2) Sighting of the DEUX FRÈRES.
(3) HOTSPUR’s usual patrol route.
(4) Peacetime encounter with the LOIRE.
(5) and (6) Positions of HOTSPUR and LOIRE respectively at wartime encounter.
(7) Disablement of the LOIRE.
(8) Encounter with French coasters.
(9) Dinner on board the TONNANT.
(10) Landing jetty for shore expedition.
(11) Location of signal station.
(12) Location of battery.
(13) Encampment of French troops.
(14) First meeting with French transports.
(15) First transport grounded here.
(16) Two transports grounded here (on Les Fillettes).
(17) Encounter with fourth transport and French frigate.
(18) GRASSHOPPER dismasted.
(19) Mobile battery.
(20) HIBERNIA’s usual station.

Map 12 – HOTSPUR’s Track to Tor Bay – October, 1803
(1) Encounter with NAIAD.
(2) Course altered to put wind on port quarter.
(3) Sounding taken here.

Map 13 – Patrol Area of Moore’s Squadron off Cape St. Vincent – September, 1804
(1) Patrol area of Moore’s squadron.
(2) HOTSPUR sights FÉLICITÉ.
(3) HOTSPUR disabled.