Luke Bennett's Hide Out

Luke Bennett's Hide Out : A Story of the War (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Luke Bennett's Hide Out: A Story of the War The speaker was a trim young gunboat officer, dressed in the uniform of an acting ensign. The companion whom he called Chips was an elderly man, who wore upon the lappel of his coat the badge of a warrant officer. He was the carpenter of the vessel to which the two belonged. It was the sec ond dog watch - the only hours on shipboard that are devoted to fun and recreation. Supper was over, the boats had been hoisted at the davits, the boarding nettings triced up, and the hundred and seventy men composing the crew, with the exception of the few that were on duty, were gathered on the gun deck, smoking their pipes and conversing in low and guarded tones. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243257007
  • 9780243257003