The Spindrift is still anchored at San Fransisco as it is prepared for it’s journey to the Salu Sea. Every bit of storage space and more will be needed for the expected trip. Betty arrives, and she is filled in from Jack and Billy about the mystery man who visited. About how the man had a fettish at their hands, and the fake package he stole from uncle Jim. It’s a sample of the crafty opposition they are up against.
As Betty continues her tour of the deck, she learns nautical termonology about the ship and equipment. Uncle Jim arrives with news about the real package, and a token that is important for the mission.