Surprise - This is a private man-of-war, owned by Stephen Maturin, and captained by Jack Aubrey and then Tom Pullings.
Telescope - Aubrey has this set up in his observatory from which Aubrey can see individual ships in the harbor some distance away.
Violin - Maturin hears Aubrey playing this in the very early hours of the morning.
Coca Leaves - Maturin frequently chews these and maintains a massive stash of the stimulant in a strongbox.
Cello - Stephen Maturin accompanies his friend Jack on this instrument.
The Ringle - A schooner of the style known as a Baltimore Clipper, this is the fastest and most agile ship in Jack's Fleet.
The Stately - A ship in Jack's squadron, this is commanded by Captain William Duff.
The Thames - A ship of the line commanded by the tyranical Captain Thomas, it sustains heavy damage during the battle with the...
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