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The Caine Mutiny - Study Guide Chapter 11, "Captain Queeg Relieves Captain de Vriess" Summary & Analysis

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Captain Queeg arrives unannounced, greeted by a ragged boatswain and two filthy assistants who load Queeg's foot locker and bags into the boat. Queeg introduces himself to Ensign Harding, Officer of the Deck, and asks him to tell Captain De Vriess that he is on board. Harding tries to clean up the desk. Queeg asks Harding to keep his gear out of the oil slick. De Vriess greets Queeg on deck. De Vriess wears faded khakis, while Queeg is in dress Naval uniform with white collar and campaign ribbons. De Vriess leads Queeg to the captain's cabin. Queeg has been pulled from anti-submarine school in San Diego, with his family, to command the Caine. De Vriess wants a supply depot in Utah where there is no water. Queeg reaches into his...

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