From Powder Monkey to Admiral

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Three boys join up in the same batch. They have the usual Kingston-style adventures, but only one of them makes it to the quarter deck to become a midshipman. This was probably the hardest step for any of them, but it was his bravery, honesty and good manners that won for him the necessary attention. At the end of the book there is a pathetic scene where we meet again the boy who did least well.

  • Author: W. H. G. Kingston
  • Title: From Powder Monkey to Admiral, a Story of Naval Adventure
  • First Published by: Hodder and Stoughton
  • First Published Place: UK
  • First Published Format: HC
  • First Published Date: 1883

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