Born in England 1944 and educated in Canada it took me 60 years to begin writing but I finally did it.
I'm a veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy as well as the Royal Australian Navy and a keen sailing enthusiast. I took up the pen when an accident at work disbled me but nothing can crush the human spirit.
sir john becomes lord weddell after his masterful handling of affairs in argentina. his business booms aftr he instigates a series of wells offshore but there still are people who want it all and jack has to fight another little battle before all is peaceful.
to reward him for his efforts the queen raises him to the peerage titled lord leywood of weddell whic is an island in the falklands.
sir john and his crew go back to Venezuela to clean up the drug barons and retrain the venezuelan forces dragon fashion after some success with the first ensigns. secretly the queen wants the dragons to instigate a political change in the country and jack's friend admiral velasquez becomes president.
on to australia where the corporate takeover of the country has the nation in tatters.
sir john of leywood is married to baroness charteris in full splendor and the queen sends them off for the honeymoon of dreams, a cruise around the northern atlantic as her messenger plenipotentiary.
there are just a few hitches and the crew gets involved in the usual mayhem to distract them along with two babies and a hurricane.
jack's group are now a recognized force to be reckoned with. the navy finds them useful in several ventures and there are some hairy scenes as they clean up on the drug smuggling arab rebels in saudi arabia. northern dragon is baptized in fire losing her masts and the crew restore her to better than new. Jack meets the baroness charteris and falls in love to violet's chagrin.
jack leywood becomes an officer and has some high seas adventure in his ongoing struggle against organized crime. he begins a new school for specialized crimefighting seamen and is recognized by de gaulle for defusing an atom bomb then he is accepted into st cyr academy
a young man desires some adventure and an escape from his hometown. jack leywood goes on the adventure of a lifetime and discovers his true calling. a romp through life in canada's navy of the 1960s with insights on navy life on a day to day basis as we follow the career of young jack discovering life from a sailor's perspective.