From Powder Monkey to Admiral A Story of Naval Adventure
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From Powder Monkey to Admiral A Story of Naval Adventure

By William Henry Giles Kingston
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  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "From Powder Monkey to Admiral"
    • Introduction.
    • Chapter One.
      • Preparing to start.
    • Preparing to start.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Heaving up the anchor.
    • Heaving up the anchor.
    • Chapter Three.
      • Bill does good service.
    • Bill does good service.
    • Chapter Four.
      • The frigate blown up.
    • The frigate blown up.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Picked up by a fishing-vessel.
    • Picked up by a fishing-vessel.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Taken prisoners.
    • Taken prisoners.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Shut up in a tower.
    • Shut up in a tower.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • The escape—Concealed in a cavern.
    • The escape—Concealed in a cavern.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Visit to Captain Turgot’s cottage.
    • Visit to Captain Turgot’s cottage.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Discovery of the smugglers’ treasure.
    • Discovery of the smugglers’ treasure.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • The wreck.
    • The wreck.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • A raft built—Mysterious disappearance of Jack Peek.
    • A raft built—Mysterious disappearance of Jack Peek.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • The raft launched and voyage commenced.
    • The raft launched and voyage commenced.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • Again shut up.
    • Again shut up.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • The escape.
    • The escape.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Voyage on the raft.
    • Voyage on the raft.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • A narrow escape—The fugitives picked up by a frigate.
    • A narrow escape—The fugitives picked up by a frigate.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • The frigate in action—Bill shows that he can be of use.
    • The frigate in action—Bill shows that he can be of use.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • The “Thisbe” victorious—An enemy’s squadron heaves in sight.
    • The “Thisbe” victorious—An enemy’s squadron heaves in sight.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • The “Thisbe’s” narrow escape—Tom hopes to be made a midshipman.
    • The “Thisbe’s” narrow escape—Tom hopes to be made a midshipman.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • A cutting-out expedition—Bill discovers an old friend.
    • A cutting-out expedition—Bill discovers an old friend.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • The powder monkey gets his first step up the ratlines.
    • The powder monkey gets his first step up the ratlines.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • William Rayner is enabled to show his gratitude to Pierre.
    • William Rayner is enabled to show his gratitude to Pierre.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • Action between the “Thisbe” and a French frigate.
    • Action between the “Thisbe” and a French frigate.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The shipwreck.
    • The shipwreck.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • The ship on fire.
    • The ship on fire.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • A narrow escape—Home—An action suddenly ended.
    • A narrow escape—Home—An action suddenly ended.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • A rescue.
    • A rescue.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • A shipwreck.
    • A shipwreck.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • Rayner proves that he is a true hero.
    • Rayner proves that he is a true hero.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • Captured.
    • Captured.
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • In prison, and out again.
    • In prison, and out again.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • Travelling under difficulties.
    • Travelling under difficulties.
    • Chapter Thirty Four.
      • Recaptured—An unexpected rescue.
    • Recaptured—An unexpected rescue.
    • Chapter Thirty Five.
      • New adventures and successes.
    • New adventures and successes.
    • Chapter Thirty Six.
      • Fresh successes and perils.
    • Fresh successes and perils.
    • Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • Conclusion.
      • The End.
    • Conclusion.
    • The End.
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