The Nelson Spirit

Issue Number: 5146

Schoolboy Billy Peters loved the old stories of swashbuckling pirates — and, living on an island in the Caribbean, there were plenty of tales to hear.

But this was 1941 and Britain was at war with Germany. There were other pirates to worry about now — the kind who sailed U-boats and threatened to cripple Britain’s navies.

One of these modern undersea raiders would give Billy his most exciting story ever — if he lived to tell it…


Story: Ian Clark

Art: Keith Shone

Cover: Jose Maria Jorge