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NAVY BOYS BEHIND THE BIG GUNS

Or

Sinking the German U Boats

by

HALSEY DAVIDSON

Author of "Navy Boys after the Submarines," "Navy Boys Chasing a Sea Raider," Etc.

Illustrated

New York George Sully & Company Publishers

[Illustration: The gunners were literally "stripped for action," their glistening supple bodies alert as panthers.]

BOOKS FOR BOYS

NAVY BOYS SERIES

BY HALSEY DAVIDSON

12mo. Cloth. Illustrated

NAVY BOYS AFTER THE SUBMARINES Or Protecting the Giant Convoy

NAVY BOYS CHASING A SEA RAIDER Or Landing a Million Dollar Prize

NAVY BOYS BEHIND THE BIG GUNS Or Sinking the German U Boats

NAVY BOYS TO THE RESCUE Or Answering the Wireless Call for Help

NAVY BOYS AT THE BIG SURRENDER Or Rounding Up the German Fleet

THE NAVY BOYS ON SPECIAL SERVICE Or Guarding the Floating Treasury

GEORGE SULLY & COMPANY PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT, 1919, BY GEORGE SULLY & COMPANY

Navy Boys Chasing a Sea Raider

PRINTED IN U.S.A.

NAVY BOYS BEHIND THE BIG GUNS

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I A RUN TO ELMVALE 1

II THE STRANGER 11

III THE WATER WHEEL 19

IV S. P. 888 27

V THE STREAK ON THE WATER 38

VI AN OLD FRIEND 44

VII FOG HAUNTED 54

VIII PUZZLED 64

IX JUST TOO LATE 74

X AHEAD OF THE FLOOD 81

XI UNEXPECTED PERIL 90

XII COURAGE 100

XIII THE KENNEBUNK SAILS 106

XIV AN UNEXPECTED TARGET 115

XV THE BIG GUN SPEAKS 127

XVI AN ACCIDENT 135

XVII BLOWN UP 144

XVIII MORE TROUBLE 155

XIX COINCIDENCE 162

XX THE WITCH'S WARNING 173

XXI THE EXPLANATION 180

XXII THE RACE 190

XXIII UNDER SPECIAL ORDERS 196

XXIV TICK TOCK! TICK TOCK! 204

XXV IN THE THICK OF THE FIGHT 211

NAVY BOYS BEHIND THE BIG GUNS

CHAPTER I

A RUN TO ELMVALE

When Philip Morgan announced his approach by an unusually cheerful strain, Al Torrance was already behind the steering wheel of his father's car, with the engine purring smoothly.

"'Lo, Whistler," Al said. "Thought you had forgotten where we planned to go this morning. What made you so late?"

"'Lo, Torry. Never hit the hay till after one. Just talking. My jaws ache," Morgan broke off his whistling long enough to say.

"Sure it isn't whistling that's made your jaws ache?" queried his chum slyly. "Not having had much chance to pipe up while we were aboard ship, I guess you are making up for lost time."

"Talking, I tell you," returned Morgan. "Thought the girls never would let me stop. And father, too. Mother won't own up she's reconciled to my being in the Navy," and Whistler grinned suddenly. "But she listened to all I told them, too. She was just as eager to hear about it as Phoebe and Alice."

"Guess you made yourself out to be some tough garby," chuckled Torrance, using the term the seamen themselves employ to designate a sailor.

"Oh, I gave 'em an earful," Whistler agreed, and puckered his lips again.

"Come on and get in," ordered Torry impatiently. "Pa's got to use the car this afternoon. But he says we can have it to run over to Elmvale in, if we want."

"Where are Frenchy and Ikey?" Whistler broke off in his tune again to ask.

"Going to wait for us down on High Street and Seven Knott, too."

"Did Hansie say he'd go?" cried the other sailor boy. "Bet he's sore as he can be because he's not with the Colodia and Lieutenant Lang."

"He'd never 've taken this furlough, he says, if his mother hadn't begged so hard... Continue reading book >>




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