Sea raiders in war time, through the age of steam, starting with the commerce destroyers of the Confederacy with the hit and run method of operating against blockade. The World War saw further developments of strategy of counterblockade -- yet today, it remains the greatest menace England faces. Here are twice told tales, previously scattered, now retold and published in one volume. Grand stuff, some of the sea's most thrilling exploits, a phase still in the making. Perfect for the sea shelf.