Based on a true event which took place in January 1784 in Deal, Kent. Jack's father is a fisherman involved in smuggling in the town of Deal. Due to stormy weather, the boats have been hauled onto the beach. When the Prime Minister, W Pitt, learns this, he orders soldiers to come and burn the boats in a bid to put a stop to smuggling. Jack goes in search of his father, who is missing, and becomes caught up in a battle as the townsfolk try to prevent the Dragoons and a regiment of infantry from burning the 'luggers'.

Suitable for reading age 9 and interest age 9 - 13.

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Based on a true event which took place in January 1784 in Deal, Kent. Jack's father is a fisherman involved in smuggling in the town of Deal. Due to stormy weather, the boats have been hauled onto the beach. When the Prime Minister, W Pitt, learns this, he orders soldiers to come and burn the boats in a bid to put a stop to smuggling. Jack goes in search of his father, who is missing, and becomes caught up in a battle as the townsfolk try to prevent the Dragoons and a regiment of infantry from burning the 'luggers'.

Suitable for reading age 9 and interest age 9 - 13.

 

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