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The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets

The Fall of the German Navy

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Author: Robert L. Drake
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,862 / 157 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.2
LoC Categories: PN, U
Series: Boy Allies
Downloads: 1,161
Added to site: 2005.10.30 11107

g forces, the three were able to overcome the mutineers and make themselves masters of the ship.

Now Jack Templeton was an experienced seaman and knew more than the rudiments of navigation. Under his direction the schooner returned to the little African port that he called home. There the three erstwhile prisoners left the ship to the mutineers.

Later, through the good offices of the British secret service, Frank and Jack made the acquaintance of Lord Hastings, also in the diplomatic service. They were able to render some service to the latter and later accompanied him to his home in London. There, at their request, Lord Hastings, who in the meantime had been given command of a ship of war, had them attached to his ship with the rank of midshipmen.

Both Jack and Frank had risen swiftly in the British service. They had seen active service in all quarters of the globe and had fought under many flags.

Under Lord Hastings' command they had been with the British fleet in the North Sea when it struck th



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