The Captain's Table
When William Ebbs is taken from a creaking cargo boat and made Captain of a luxury liner, he quickly discovers that the sea holds many perils ... probably the most perilous being the first night dinner, closely followed by the dangers of finding a woman in his room.
Then there is the embarrassing presence of the shipping company's largest shareholder, a passenger over board and blackmail.
The Captain's Table is a tale of nautical misadventure and mayhem packed with rib-tickling humour.
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