The Rover Roys on the Ocean

The Rover Roys on the Ocean
or, A Chase for a Fortune

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The Rover Roys on the Ocean by Edward Stratemeyer

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"Where can we find this Haskett?"

"Come into my boat and I'll take 'ou to him."

The rowboat was now close at hand, and one after another the Rover boys stowed themselves away in the craft. hen Martin Harris took up the oars and started for the river bank. He turned down the stream a bit and landed them at an old dock over which hung the sign: "Daniel Haskett, Boat Builder and Repairer jobs Promptly Attended to -- Charges Small."

Dan Haskett proved to be an elderly man, who was somewhat deaf, and it took the boys some time to make him understand the situation.

"We've had a smash-up," began Dick.

"Cash up?" said the deaf man. "Cash UP to what?"

"We've had a smash-up!" repeated the boy in a louder tone. "We want our boat mended."

"What's ended?" asked the boat builder. "Your boat?"

"Almost ended," roared Tom. "We-want you-to-fix-up-our-boat," he yelled.

"Oh, all right. Where is she?"

Dick pointed with his finger, and at once the boat builder understood. "There's a hole

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