Summer 1919 – The Adventure of the Templar’s Derelict

 

The ship appeared to be deserted and likely had been for many, many years.

I said, “I am enough my father’s daughter to recognize an ancient Spanish galley but I could not have guess the century from which it originated.”

Jack thought a moment. “Are you saying that this is hundreds of years old? It can’t have been adrift so long.” 

I snorted. Jack laughed, recognizing the absurdity of his disbelief.