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In Chapter 6, the We're Here runs across a cattle boat, and Disko yells at the skipper of the other boat for hogging the sea lanes. Then Salters exchanges words about farming with a man on the cattle boat until Disko steers the ship away from the cattle boat. Disko and Salters continue to fight about whether Salters should've brought up farming while on a boat—something that Disko wishes Salters had not done.

Finally, Long Jack tries to make peace between Disko and Salters. Long Jack starts telling a story about Counahan, the skipper of a boat called Marilla D. Kuhn. Counahan,...

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