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By Carolyn Keene

Whilst Carson Drew is requested to discover the identify papers for a friend's send, Nancy Drew turns into taken with the case by way of looking for out who's "haunting" the send and the tale at the back of the ship's lacking figurehead.

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Captain Easterly regarded skeptical. “Pretty immense venture, Nancy,” he stated. “But I see your element approximately getting the clipper out of Boston Harbor. If lets movement her without delay, earlier than a person had time to unfold the note she was once going ... ” Nancy might see the belief transforming into in his brain. “I’ll ship the lads the following to speak to you,” she provided. “You may well supply them instructions approximately getting ready for the journey. the ladies and that i may well purchase the offers. ” The captain’s eyes twinkled. “You’re a very good persuader. Nancy. If we pulled out approximately nightfall, without fuss and confusion, I’ll guess these sneaking rats will be potent shocked. ” The skipper stated he must notify the Coast shield, and get a tug to tow them out into the open water. while Nancy left him, he used to be calling for his outfits and a cellphone. Nancy lower back right away to the resort and located Ned, Burt, and Dave having breakfast with the women. She advised them that Captain Easterly was once prepared to sail the clipper to a secluded Cape Cod port. Dave acknowledged they'd need to paintings like beavers to make the send prepared. the 3 ladies got down to buy nutrients and different offers for the journey. once they lower back to the inn, Mr. Drew used to be expecting them. After greeting the gang, he acknowledged to Nancy: “Captain Easterly goes to be upset in my identify seek. I had no success in New Bedford. Then i started to suspect that the unique identify of the clipper used to be no longer Bonny Scot—but no matter what else it could were, nobody I’ve talked to turns out to grasp. And no measurements matched these of the Bonny Scot. ” “You’re no longer giving up, Dad! ” Nancy exclaimed. “You understand me larger than that. ” He smiled. “I’m flying all the way down to ny, the place, I’ve been instructed, there are an outstanding many elderly documents. yet what have you ever been as much as, Nancy? ” She advised him what had occurred to Captain Easterly, and approximately their plans to maneuver the Bonny Scot. She promised to permit her father comprehend once they arrived at their vacation spot. Mr. Drew stated he could meet them in a number of days, and moved quickly away to capture his airplane. Nancy telephoned Lieutenant Hennessy to invite if he had had any good fortune in tracing turn Fay, Grizzle Face Quint, or the guy who had drugged Captain Easterly. “No success so far,” the officer pronounced. “They’ve suggested away from that boardinghouse. ” the women packed, and despatched their baggage individually to the send, simply because Nancy concept loads of lug gage arriving on the clipper even as may perhaps arouse suspicion. once they reached the dock, the ladies came across Captain Easterly thoroughly recovered and the lads tough at paintings. The captain gave Nancy and George the activity of stitching up a rip normally skysail. Bess, who deliberate to do the cooking, trigger to mend up the galley. To Captain Easterly’s pride a heavy fog rolled in at 5 o’clock. whilst the tug got here along, the Bonny Scot slipped quietly clear of her berth below disguise of the mist. “Wonderful good fortune! ” the captain acknowledged to Nancy, who used to be beside him on the wheel. a little while later, once they have been less than complete sail, the mist started to carry. without notice Nancy concept she observed smoke curling out of a hatch.

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