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The Cruiser

Warren Tute

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Her name was Antigone, and to the conflicting requirements of speed, firepower, weight of armor and living accommodations she was the best compromise in a cruiser which had yet been devised.Now her teak decks had been scrubbed smooth and white, herMoreHer name was Antigone, and to the conflicting requirements of speed, firepower, weight of armor and living accommodations she was the best compromise in a cruiser which had yet been devised.Now her teak decks had been scrubbed smooth and white, her light grey paintwork gleamed, her quarterdeck awning was a splash of white canvas against the emerald sea, every piece of brightwork that could be seen sparkled in the tropical sunlight, her White Ensign fluttered proudly in the breeze and to six hundred full-blooded officers and men of the Royal Navy she was something more than just another man of war, she was H.M.S. Antigone, their ship, the finest of them all.