A Chapter of Adventures

A Chapter of AdventuresTitle: A Chapter of Adventures
Subtitle: Through the Bombardment of Alexandria

Time period: 1882
Locations: England, Egypt, India

Alternate Title: The Young Midshipman

A coastal fishing lad, by an act of heroism, secures the interest of a ship-owner, who places him as midshipman on board one of his ships. In company with two of his fellows, Jack is left behind, at Alexandria, in the hands of the revolted Egyptian troops, and is present through the bombardment and the scenes of riot and blood-shed which accompany it. His adventures continue aboard the Wild Wave, when they meet one of the fiercest hurricanes enroute to Calcutta. Will Jack and his friends survive?

Text: Gutenberg
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