to some dispute about food between captain and crew, and were now heading for the island of Rurutu, where fresh provisions were attainable. As I listened spellbound and entranced, the barque's bows slowly rose and fell, the wavering moonlight streamed down upon the deck, the sails, the black masses of cordage, while ghostly shadows moved rhythmically, in answering measure to every motion of the vessel.
"You must know," said Dan, in grave commencement, "it's nigh upon five years ago, when I woke up one morning in the 'Calaboose' as they call the 'lock-up' in Papiete, with a broken head. It's the port of the island of Tahiti. I was one of the hands of the American brig Cherokee, and we'd put in there on our way to San Francisco from Sydney. The skipper had given us liberty, so we went ashore and began drinking and having some fun. There was some wahines in it, in coorse--that's whats they call the women in thim parts. Somehow or other I got a knock on the head, and remimbered nothing more until
The tale of a young man finding his way amongst the South Pacific Islands with a "buccaneer". He's a likeable guy trading among the various islands. No cutlasses, no cannons, no captured booty. It's an interesting read, just not the usual pirate tale
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