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The Caine Mutiny - Chapter 36, "Queeg Versus Greenwald" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 36, "Queeg Versus Greenwald" Summary

Barney calls Queeg to the stand. He is still debonair and self-assured. Barney asks about his interview with Maryk the day after the typhoon. Queeg never offered not to report what happened since it was in the logs. He admits recommending to the commodore at Ulithi that Maryk be allowed to take the Caine to Lingayen Gulf. Queeg relied more on Keefer to conn the ship than Maryk. He denies that the crate that sank was full of liquor. Barney offers to call the Carpenter's Mate who built the crate. Queeg recalls there were two crates, not just one. The one Keith lost did contain 31 bottles of liquor. Queeg admits he transported the liquor to the States on the Caine despite Navy regulations.

Queeg thinks Willie Keith hates him because of fancied injuries to his crony, Stilwell...

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