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The Caine Mutiny Characters

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Captain De Vriess

Captain De Vriess is the first commander of the USS Caine, which has seen constant action near the front and, therefore, appears rather bedraggled. His style of command disgusts Keith, who would prefer following Navy regulations, but that is because he is fresh to the war. Still, for all De Vriess' for him. They consistently out-drill all the other minesweepers in the fleet. Keith surprises himself when, late in the novel, he speaks of De Vriess with respect.

Ducely

Ducely is Keith's assistant. Soon, however, his mother arranges for his transfer stateside.

Walter Feather

Walter is May Wynn's new boyfriend. He is a great entertainer and has crafted her reputation as a "bombshell."

Bill Gorton

When Keith arrives on the Caine, Bill Gorton is the Chief Executive Officer.

Barney Greenwald

Barney Greenwald is the lawyer who defends Maryk at his court-martial...

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