Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Patrick O'Brian Mapping Project

THC has posted before of his love for the series of historical novels set in the British Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and written by the late Patrick O'Brian (see Master And Commander & Capturing Esmeralda).  Tom Horn, an Australian software developer, has set himself the task of mapping the voyages of Lucky Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin.  You can see the results by visiting this website (the aptly named and also see some of Tom's other interesting projects.  Congrats Tom!   And thanks to the THC son for alerting this blog to the existence of this extraordinary resource.

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