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TOM SWIFT AND HIS AERIAL WARSHIP
or
The Naval Terror of the Seas
BY
VICTOR APPLETON
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I TOM IS PUZZLED
II A FIRE ALARM
III A DESPERATE BATTLE
IV SUSPICIONS
V A QUEER STRANGER
VI THE AERIAL WARSHIP
VII WARNINGS
VIII A SUSPECTED PLOT
IX THE RECOIL CHECK
X THE NEW MEN
XI A DAY OFF
XII A NIGHT ALARM
XIII THE CAPTURE
XIV THE FIRST FLIGHT
XV IN DANGER
XVI TOM IS WORRIED
XVII AN OCEAN FLIGHT
XVIII IN A STORM
XIX QUEER HAPPENINGS
XX THE STOWAWAYS
XXI PRISONERS
XXII APPREHENSIONS
XXIII ACROSS THE SEA
XXIV THE LIGHTNING BOLT
XXV FREEDOM
TOM SWIFT AND HIS AERIAL WARSHIP
CHAPTER I
TOM IS PUZZLED
"What's the matter, Tom? You look rather blue!"
"Blue! Say, Ned, I'd turn red, green, yellow, or any other color of the
rainbow, if I thought it would help matters any."
"Whew!"
Ned Newton, the chum and companion of Tom Swift, gave vent to a whistle
of surprise, as he gazed at the young fellow sitting opposite him, near
a bench covered with strange-looking tools and machinery, while
blueprints and drawings were scattered about.
Ranged on the sides of the room were models of many queer craft, most
of them flying machines of one sort or another, while through the open
door that led into a large shed could be seen the outlines of a speedy
monoplane.
"As bad as that, eh, Tom?" went on Ned. "I thought something was up
when I first came in, but, if you'll excuse a second mention of the


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