‘One night before the gentle purr of a southerly zephyr, we stole from Iquique when all the Chilean coast a solemn stillness held.’
Three more chapters of the most rollicking of all rollicking yarns. Today, our Shanghaied heroes set sail across the Pacific; meet a big cyclone; and, amidst the storm and high in the rigging, a bloody murder is committed.
For the rest of this series of posts:
Shanghaied out of Frisco in the Nineties by Hiram P Bailey – part 1