WARNING Spoilers through Straits of Hell.
Nathaniel Hardee
Nickname Nat
Rank Ensign
Service USN
Seen Distant Thunders
Rising Tides
Storm Surge
Deadly Shores
Straits of Hell
Species Human
Gender Male
Status Living
Job Midshipman then Ensign Deadly Shores

Nathaniel Hardee is a British teenager rescued with S-19 survivors. He serves as a Midshipman under Lieutenant Irwin Laumer during the salvage of S19 Distant Thunders & Rising Tides. He and others convert S-19 into a torpedo boat. In Storm Surge still a Midshipman he participates in second Battle of Madras breaking an arm but surviving the sinking of S-19. In Deadly Shores now Ensign Hardee he is second in command of PT-7 left in command when Laumer joins the raid on the Celestial Palace. He remains in command of PT-7 when last mentioned.