Clark can’t figure why Jimmy is so nervous, but assures him that friends shouldn’t keep secrets from each other. After the mutiny, Barnaby’s crew has been on their best behavior, especially under Clark’s watchful eye.
What is there about the Clara Ann that makes people want the ship so badly? Barnaby had wanted to buy it before it sailed, and once this last world cruise is done, her owner will turn the ship into a floating museum. Superstitions still lay under the surface when the Whistling Ghost makes more appearances. Though the crew gets unnerved, Clark begins to think there’s a more human answer for the wierd occurances.