The directory «Plots»
«A Captain at Fifteen»
«Un capitaine de quinze ans»
A whale hunt in the Pacific Ocean between New Zealand and the Americas ends in tragedy and Dick Sands, as the only surviving crew member becomes Captain, a fifteen years of age. Not possessing the full skills of a sailor, Dick tries to get the ship east to the South American coast. However, the cook on board the ship has plans of his own and manages to get the ship diverted to eventually reach land in the country of Angola on the continent of Africa. The cook's plans involving killing Dick and selling the other passengers of the ship into slavery.
Guinea, 1979, Dick Sand
Tanzania, 2005, Novels of Jules Verne