The Iron Pirate
by Max Pemberton
Publisher: Cassell & Co. 1893
Number of pages: 250
The story of a great gas-driven iron-clad pirate ship, capable of outpacing the navies of the world and terrorizing the Atlantic. There are scalawags, ships sinking, mysterious buckets of treasure, dingy drinking joints, keelhauling, the whole nine yards.
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