by Brian Perrett
Set in early 1940s, against a background of rolling seas, bitter cold and attacks from German surface warships and submarines, 16 yr old Peter Rogers is training with the Royal Navy. His father’s ship has been torpedoed off the coast of Ireland and Peter joins an escort fleet in the North Atlantic where British convoys are suffering horrific losses from enemy U-boats. We share in the trials and tribulations of his duties, including the constant tension, the bitter cold, mountainous seas - and the moment when he and his father's captor come face to face...
Ages 12 and up