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Waterland Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 51 Summary

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Chapter 51 Summary

"About the Rosa II"

This is the concluding chapter to Waterland. The Rosa II is a dredging boat, where Dick Crick had secured a job as ship's mate. The Rosa II dredges silt, as a part of the ongoing reclamation of the Fen and its waters.

In his reaction to both the death of Freddie Parr and the revelation as to who is true father is, Dick has fled to the Rosa II on a Sunday, when the boat would not be working. Dick started the boat and took it onto the River Ouse. His purpose in taking the boat at this time is not clear to Henry Crick, and Tom, his father, the owner of the Ship, Stan Booth, and some American servicemen take to a row boat, approaching the Rosa II in an attempt to persuade Dick to leave the boat and return home with...

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