By Dudley Pope
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Yet why not more makes an attempt? ” “I heard the privateer proprietors despatched a deputation to the Governor, swearing that if he attempted to take over to any extent further the vendors could sink them first. ” “What did the Governor say? ” Ramage requested interestingly. “I heard he was once very nervous: the vendors of the privateers are strong males in Martinique. Now you've got captured those …” Zolesi stood together with his palms unfolded in entrance of him, hands upturned. Ramage nodded to Rossi and stated in English, “Take him away and retain him separated from the others. ” “Can he …” He broke off, evidently anxious that Ramage might imagine him impertinent. “Keep him aside and spot what else he understands in regards to the convoy and the French defences in castle Royal. And whatever extra concerning the different frigate. you could trace that he’ll be allowed to enlist—and get the bounty, too! ” by way of now the entire unwounded from the 2 schooners have been being guarded by way of the Juno’s Marines. The bos’n and his buddies have been busy stitching the lifeless males into hammocks prepared for funerals at first light, with the gunner cursing that it was once going to be a waste of roundshot till Ramage mentioned that there has been lots within the schooners, and it was once extra applicable that Frenchmen might be buried at sea with French roundshot sewn into the foot in their hammocks. Ramage despatched for Aitken and Southwick and after they arrived he instructed them to take a seat. the 1st Lieutenant was once conserving himself a bit stiffly, the results of a bandage Bowen had wear the shoulder to hide a gash from a French pike. Ramage requested in the event that they sought after sizzling drinks—the galley fireplace were lit prior to offer the boys a scorching breakfast and supply Bowen with the recent water he demanded for the remedy of a few of the badly wounded males. while either males refused, Ramage passed Aitken the ailing checklist that Bowen had scribbled out and despatched as much as him. 9 Junos were killed, seven heavily wounded and eighteen extra had wounds that wanted remedy yet which allowed them, in an emergency, to visit basic quarters. the 1st Lieutenant, his face drawn with weariness yet his eyes nonetheless vibrant, handed it to Southwick. “The figures are excellent, sir. That’s 139 French lifeless and wounded as opposed to thirty-four Junos killed or wounded, and eighteen have been little greater than scratches. ” “Surprise,” grunted Southwick. “That’s what did it. Johnny Frenchman was once too convinced. The French have been simply status there in either schooners, an outstanding mass of fellows ready to jump on board. The Junos simply leaned over the hammock nettings and fired correct down into them! ” “We have been rattling’ approximately too convinced, too,” Ramage acknowledged. Southwick sniffed. “Well, sir, I’d larger record at the schooners. The Mutine’s foresail is wrongly torn and the gaffs damaged. They dropped the sail in a rush and the gaff overwhelmed a few their very own males. The sail’s being repaired and the wood worker is fishing the gaff. It’s an extended holiday, so it isn’t too tricky. Decks chop up with pistol and musket photographs, a couple of shrouds parted— they’re already knotted—and she’ll have the ability to get lower than method in an hour.
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