Conflicting Loyalties

Conflicting Loyalties

Prowling the Gulf of Guinea in search of a notorious American slaver in the spring of 1861, U.S.S. Jamestown is a troubled ship. Deployed off West Africa for nearly two years, the crew is restless and irascible. Fragmentary information about the developing political crisis at home elevates the tension. Festering personal animosities burst into the open when the captain is killed. Putting in for repairs at the British port of Freetown, the crew hears of Fort Sumter. Tensions explode requiring each officer and man aboard to resolve his own...

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