Lieutenant Hornblower - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Bush and Hornblower mount to a tower in the captured fortress. They watch Renown's approach and exchange recognition signals with the ship. They watch the nearby town of Savan√° and see it bustling with activity and confusion. One of the largest privateers begins to warp out, attempting to make an escape before Renown seals the harbor mouth. Hornblower sets about immediately to heat shot so that the British may repay the Spaniards in kind. None of the British sailors has any experience of heating shot but Hornblower reasons out how the task must be accomplished by looking over the array of unfamiliar equipment in the fort's armory. As Bush attends to various tasks, Hornblower lights the forge and instructs the men on how to heat shot. Soon the large privateer sails down the channel, followed at some distance by three smaller craft&mdash...

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