|Notes ||Hornblower and the Atropos (1953) is a novel by C. S. Forester which is part of the Horatio Hornblower series. |
Horatio Hornblower is posted to HMS Atropos, the smallest vessel in the Royal Navy that merits command by a post-captain, as he salvages treasure from the Mediterranean Sea.
Prior to book form the story was serialized in the USA in The Saturday Evening Post, July 25, 1953 – September 12, 1953. After the book was published it appeared in serial form in the UK in John Bull, 3 October 1953 – 28 November 1953.