Mahan, Capt. A.T.Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1899
Ross, Sir John
London, Richard Bentley, 1838
Hamilton, EmmaLondon, printed for Henry Colburn, 1815
Tucker, Jedediah StephensLondon, Richard Bentley, 1844
Cork & Orrery, Earl of
by Carola Oman
a standard biography
Jonathan Cape and The Bodley Head, 2004 & 2012.
a massive two volume set providing the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched account of Nelson’s life and naval career
by Ernle Bradford
MacMillan. London, 1977.
a good, readable biography
by Rear-Adm. Gordon Campbell
entertaining autobiography, including Q-ship operations in world war one, West Indian and South African service in the 1920’s, etc.