The Flag of Distress: A Story of the South Sea
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The Flag of Distress: A Story of the South Sea

By Mayne Reid
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Table of Contents
  • Captain Mayne Reid
  • "The Flag of Distress"
    • Chapter One.
      • A Chase.
    • A Chase.
    • Chapter Two.
      • A Call for Boarders.
    • A Call for Boarders.
    • Chapter Three.
      • Forecastle Fears.
    • Forecastle Fears.
    • Chapter Four.
      • The Cutter’s Crew.
    • The Cutter’s Crew.
    • Chapter Five.
      • A Feast Unfinished.
    • A Feast Unfinished.
    • Chapter Six.
      • “A Phantom Ship—Sure!”
    • “A Phantom Ship—Sure!”
    • Chapter Seven.
      • A Black Squall.
    • A Black Squall.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • A Fleet of many Flags.
    • A Fleet of many Flags.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • A Brace of British Officers.
    • A Brace of British Officers.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • A Pair of Spanish Señoritas.
    • A Pair of Spanish Señoritas.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Mutual Admissions.
    • Mutual Admissions.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • A Couple of Californian “Caballeros.”
    • A Couple of Californian “Caballeros.”
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Confession of Fear.
    • Confession of Fear.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • A Sweet Pair of Suitors.
    • A Sweet Pair of Suitors.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • A Rude Rencontre.
    • A Rude Rencontre.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • A Ship without Sailors.
    • A Ship without Sailors.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • A Charter-Party.
    • A Charter-Party.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • In Search of a Second.
    • In Search of a Second.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • A “Paseo de Caballo.”
    • A “Paseo de Caballo.”
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • Pot Valiant.
    • Pot Valiant.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • A “Golpe de Caballo.”
    • A “Golpe de Caballo.”
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • “Hasta Cadiz!”
    • “Hasta Cadiz!”
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • On Pleasure Bent.
    • On Pleasure Bent.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • A Tar of the Olden Type.
    • A Tar of the Olden Type.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Sailor’s Home.
    • The Sailor’s Home.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Opportune Visitors.
    • Opportune Visitors.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • An Inhospitable Hostelry.
    • An Inhospitable Hostelry.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • The “Hell” El Dorado.
    • The “Hell” El Dorado.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • A Monté Bank in Full Blast.
    • A Monté Bank in Full Blast.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • Fighting the Tiger.
    • Fighting the Tiger.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • A Plucky “Sport.”
    • A Plucky “Sport.”
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • A Supper Carte-Blanche.
    • A Supper Carte-Blanche.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • Harry Blew Homeless.
    • Harry Blew Homeless.
    • Chapter Thirty Four.
      • In Dangerous Proximity.
    • In Dangerous Proximity.
    • Chapter Thirty Five.
      • Crusaders, to the Rescue!
    • Crusaders, to the Rescue!
    • Chapter Thirty Six.
      • A Neglected Dwelling.
    • A Neglected Dwelling.
    • Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • Mysterious Communications.
    • Mysterious Communications.
    • Chapter Thirty Eight.
      • A Conversation with Quadrumana.
    • A Conversation with Quadrumana.
    • Chapter Thirty Nine.
      • The “Blue-Peter.”
    • The “Blue-Peter.”
    • Chapter Forty.
      • Dreading a “Desafio.”
    • Dreading a “Desafio.”
    • Chapter Forty One.
      • The Last Look.
    • The Last Look.
    • Chapter Forty Two.
      • A Solemn Compact.
    • A Solemn Compact.
    • Chapter Forty Three.
      • The “Bonanza.”
    • The “Bonanza.”
    • Chapter Forty Four.
      • “Ambre La Puerta!”
    • “Ambre La Puerta!”
    • Chapter Forty Five.
      • A Scratch Crew.
    • A Scratch Crew.
    • Chapter Forty Six.
      • “Adios California!”
    • “Adios California!”
    • Chapter Forty Seven.
      • A Tattoo that needs Retouching.
    • A Tattoo that needs Retouching.
    • Chapter Forty Eight.
      • A Crew that means Mutiny.
    • A Crew that means Mutiny.
    • Chapter Forty Nine.
      • Two “Sydney Ducks.”
    • Two “Sydney Ducks.”
    • Chapter Fifty.
      • An Appalling Prospect.
    • An Appalling Prospect.
    • Chapter Fifty One.
      • Plot upon Plot.
    • Plot upon Plot.
    • Chapter Fifty Two.
      • Share and Share Alike.
    • Share and Share Alike.
    • Chapter Fifty Three.
      • “Castles in Spain.”
    • “Castles in Spain.”
    • Chapter Fifty Four.
      • Coldly Received.
    • Coldly Received.
    • Chapter Fifty Five.
      • “Down Helm.”
    • “Down Helm.”
    • Chapter Fifty Six.
      • Panama or Santiago?
    • Panama or Santiago?
    • Chapter Fifty Seven.
      • A Cheerful Cuddy.
    • A Cheerful Cuddy.
    • Chapter Fifty Eight.
      • Kill or Drown?
    • Kill or Drown?
    • Chapter Fifty Nine.
      • The Tintoreras.
    • The Tintoreras.
    • Chapter Sixty.
      • The Scuttlers.
    • The Scuttlers.
    • Chapter Sixty One.
      • The Barque Abandoned.
    • The Barque Abandoned.
    • Chapter Sixty Two.
      • Two Tarquins.
    • Two Tarquins.
    • Chapter Sixty Three.
      • Within the Grotto.
    • Within the Grotto.
    • Chapter Sixty Four.
      • Oceanwards.
    • Oceanwards.
    • Chapter Sixty Five.
      • Partitioning the Spoil.
    • Partitioning the Spoil.
    • Chapter Sixty Six.
      • A Tender Subject.
    • A Tender Subject.
    • Chapter Sixty Seven.
      • A Duel Adjourned.
    • A Duel Adjourned.
    • Chapter Sixty Eight.
      • Long-Suffering.
    • Long-Suffering.
    • Chapter Sixty Nine.
      • Help from Heaven.
    • Help from Heaven.
    • Chapter Seventy.
      • Conjectures too True.
    • Conjectures too True.
    • Chapter Seventy One.
      • A Struggle with the Storm.
    • A Struggle with the Storm.
    • Chapter Seventy Two.
      • A Card Recovered.
    • A Card Recovered.
    • Chapter Seventy Three.
      • The Last Leaf in the Log.
    • The Last Leaf in the Log.
    • Chapter Seventy Four.
      • A Lottery of Life and Death.
    • A Lottery of Life and Death.
    • Chapter Seventy Five.
    • Chapter Seventy Six.
      • A Very Nemesis.
    • A Very Nemesis.
    • Chapter Seventy Seven.
      • Almost a Murder.
    • Almost a Murder.
    • Chapter Seventy Eight.
      • The Tables nearly Turned.
    • The Tables nearly Turned.
    • Chapter Seventy Nine.
      • A Sailor’s True Yarn.
    • A Sailor’s True Yarn.
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