Geoff Hunt Print - "The Mauritius Command" Cover art for Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin series book. Sunset in the Indian Ocean, viewed from the upper masts of HMS Otter. The Otter, a ship-sloop, was a relatively small vessel with 18 guns.
'The Mauritius Command'-- A tranquil sunset in the Indian Ocean, seen from the upper masts of the ship-sloop "HMS Otter". Beyond her are three frigates "Boadicea", "Sirius" and "Nereide". The cover of Patrick O'Brian's fourth Aubrey/Maturin novel.