Thunderball - Chapter 16, Swimming the Gauntlet Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16, Swimming the Gauntlet Summary

That night, Bond goes with a local constable to check out Largo's ship. Bond dons an aqualung and swims out toward the vessel. His plan is to survey Largo's ship from underneath the ocean. As Bond swims toward the hull, he sees a barracuda pacing him. The evil looking fish does not attack but seems to be waiting for his moment. Finally, Bond finds the ship's anchor and swims upward. He seems to have lost the predatory fish.

Bond gets to the hull and sees there is an underwater door, as he suspected. Bond turns to go back to land when he is attacked by a guard armed with a spear gun. Bond narrowly avoids the guard's shot, and then Bond attacks him while the guard is reloading. The two men struggle, and Bond wounds the man...

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