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Cadet Alan Carr is appointed to the Golden Vanity currently in the port of London. The voyage takes him to Funchal in Madeira, Cape Town, where the cadets climb Table Mountain and get lost in a fog, and Auckland in New Zealand where Alan is caught in a terrific hailstorm whilst ashore.

The ship the returns to the Atlantic and England by way of the Magellan Straits.

Cadet Alan Carr

Author: Percy F. Westerman

Title: Cadet Alan Carr

Series: Alan Carr

First Published by: Blackie and Son Ltd.

Place: London & Glasgow

Format: HC

Date: 1938




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