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Norman goes to Sea


Junior Cadet Norman Mansell takes up his first post on the Golden Pursuit at Southampton Docks. His first voyage is to Philadelphia in the U.S.A. during which they suffer from both heavy fog and a tremendous storm. The lifeboat is launched to rescue the crew of a sinking French ship, General Sardinot. The voyage continues to Cape Town and Madagascar, where they experience a tidal wave, and then home via Port Sudan and the Suez Canal.

The Junior Cadet

Author: Percy F. Westerman

Title: The Junior Cadet

Series: Golden Line

First Published by: Blackie and Son Ltd.

Place: London & Glasgow

Format: HC

Date: 1928




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