A young nation out to take it's place in the wide world, whether by ship, airplane or rocket pack!
cried Captain Barns, .45 in hand as he leapt from the rail of the gunboat deck to the docks seething with masses of wretched humanity. Within moments he was swallowed by the crowd as he lit off in pursuit of the urchins who had stolen two bags of potatoes and a kettle from ship's stores.
Petty Officer Douglas, known to the men as Uncle Charley, swore aloud,
"There he goes again boys. We better go after him before he gets himself into another tight spot. I don't have time to break in a new Captain."