Hair-Breadth Escapes: The Adventures of Three Boys in South Africa

Hair-Breadth Escapes: The Adventures of Three Boys in South Africa

H. C. Adams

H. C. Adams

I served as assistant pilot on board the merchant vessel Dolphin, bound from Jamaica for London, which had already doubled the southern point of the Island of Cuba, favored by the wind, when one afternoon, I suddenly observed a very suspicious-looking schooner bearing down upon us from the coast. I climbed the mast, with my spy glass, and became convinced that it was a pirate.
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