Space Can, published in 1942 in Astounding Science-Fiction

“Space Can”
by L. Ron Hubbard

Publication date: July 1942

Original publication: Astounding Science-Fiction

Genre: Science Fiction

Story description: If you are a fearless Captain and your spaceship is on fire, bullet riddled and unable to maneuver there is only one way out—take over the more powerful enemy ship.

Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the title The Great Secret.