Getting turned around and beat to shit by a hurricane was definitely not something Jeremiah had been anticipating during this particular voyage, but it wasn't exactly a shock to him either. The possibility of running into a major storm system was a part of any venture out onto the open ocean and a risk that sailors took willingly. While experienced captains and men of the sea could predict the worst of the storms with decent accuracy there were still times when one would pop up from nowhere and catch a crew off-guard, which is exactly what had happened to Jeremiah and his men. When such a thing happened there really wasn't much that could be done but to try and ride out the storm without getting capsized or shipwrecked, hoping for the best.
Thankfully luck had been on their side this time.
The ship needed some serious repairs, there was no denying that. One of her engines had