1. How many guns does the H.M.S. Lydia have on board?
2. The novel takes place during what war?
Napoleonic War between France and England
3. What does Captain Hornblower do at the same time every morning?
He takes to the quarter deck and paces for an hour.
4. How fast does Lydia travel in light airs?
5. How far above the deck is the foremast gallant top?
140' above the deck.
6. Which of the crew likes to rap the seamen with his rattan cane?
7. What did Hornblower feel bred mutiny?
long, idle days
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