The Third Officer: A Present-day Pirate Story

The Third Officer: A Present-day Pirate Story

Percy F. Westerman

Mystery & Thrillers

The S.S. "Donibristle"Hilda Vivian"Heave-to or I\'ll sink You"Under FireCapturedUnder HatchesRamon PorfirioThe CompoundThe First Day on the IslandInvestigationsA Fight to a FinishPlans"Getting on with It"The Vigil on the CliffsHow Minalto FaredCaptain Consett\'s ReportThe Scuttling of the "Donibristle"Successful so FarA Dash for FreedomThe VoyageThe CastawaysMaking the Best of ItWhere the Pig WentThe Cave proves UsefulThe Tables TurnedThe Fate of Ah LingFarewell to Swan IslandThe "Titania"The Admiral\'s PromiseTHe End of the "Malfilio"The Capture of the Secret BaseAnd Last
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The Submarine Hunters: A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

The Submarine Hunters: A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

Percy F. Westerman

Mystery & Thrillers

The Submarine Hunters - A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Percy F. (Percy Francis) Westerman is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Percy F. (Percy Francis) Westerman then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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Under the White Ensign: A Naval Story of the Great War

Under the White Ensign: A Naval Story of the Great War

Percy F. Westerman

Mystery & Thrillers

About the Author: Percy F. Westerman was a prolific author of children literature, many of his books adventures with military and naval themes.Born in 1876, United KingdomDied: Feburary 22, 1959.Preview of the book:"...recoiling in masses of phosphorescent foam and at the same time sending clouds of spindrift flying across the lofty bridge. The Portchester Castle was forty-eight hours out from England, bound for patrol duties in the Eastern Mediterranean. It was by no means her first trip to that inland sea. In pre-war days, under a different name, she had been making regular pleasure trips under the auspices of a touring agency. It had been said that her skipper could find his way practically blindfold into any of the better-known Mediterranean ports, so long had he been on this particular service.But the outbreak of the Great War had changed all that. Taken over by the Admiralty, the former liner-yacht had been rapidly and efficaciously adapted to her new rôle. Her palatial cabin fittings had been ruthlessly scrapped. The dazzling white enamel had been hidden under a coat of neutral grey. Her bluff funnels were disguised with “wash” of the same dingy hue. Light armour protected her vital parts; quick-firing guns of hard-hitting power were mounted on the decks that previously had been given over to pleasure-seeking tourists. In short, the Portchester Castle was now a swift and formidable unit of the British Navy.Four years had made a marked difference in the appearance of Tom Webb, formerly Tenderfoot of the Sea Scouts’ yacht..."
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With Beatty off Jutland: A Romance of the Great Sea Fight

With Beatty off Jutland: A Romance of the Great Sea Fight

Percy F. Westerman

Mystery & Thrillers

A cold grey morning in April somewhere in the North Sea; to be more exact, 18 miles N. 75° W. of the Haisborough Lightship. Viewed from the fore-bridge of H.M. torpedo-boat destroyer Calder, there was little in the outlook to suggest that a state of war had existed for twenty months. The same short steep seas, the same lowering sky, the almost unbroken horizon towards which many anxious glances were hourly directed in the hope that "they" had at last come out.
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The Scouts of Seal Island

The Scouts of Seal Island

Percy F. Westerman

Mystery & Thrillers

This is an adventure novel written in the early 20th century by Percy Westerman, and like many of Westerman’s other works, it is suitable for young readers who are interested in military and naval books.This is an adventure novel written in the early 20th century by Percy Westerman, and like many of Westerman’s other works, it is suitable for young readers who are interested in military and naval books.
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