“Mr. Tidwell, Gunner” by L. Ron Hubbard
Publication date: September 1936
Original publication: Adventure
Genre: Historical Fiction
Story description: Thrust into service as a ship’s schoolmaster aboard Lord Nelson’s legendary British fleet, Mister Tidwell soon finds himself directly in the deadly line of fire.
Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the book Mr. Tidwell, Gunner.