“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.