The Ship That Sailed the Time Strea Author:G C Edmondson Joe Rate, capital of the experimental yawl ALICE. figured that everything that could happen to him in one day had already happened. First, after a freak electrical storm at sea the ALICE had been thrown a thousand years back in time, and it looked like they were stranded in the past. They had provisions for two weeks at the most. Then there ... more »was the voluptuous barbarian girl they'd saved from captivity--her presence on board a ship full of normal sailor wasn't likely to lessen the problems.
Then Joe saw the four Viking raiding ships bearing straight for him, and in a few minutes the first spear thunked into the ALICE's fore-deck.