Howard Sterling mate aboard his father's coasting vessel, is very much in love with Millie Sawyer. On his return from a voyage, he brings Millie a lantern which he tells her to place in her window when his ship is passing that he may know she is still thinking of him. Although she is very fond of Howard, Millie, it must be confessed, is something of a flirt. Joe Gorman, a mysterious young man with plenty of money and no visible means of support, attracts her almost as much as Howard. Gorman kisses her one day while Howard is watching. To the sailor's indignation, Millie does not appear to resent it particularly, and when he upbraids her with her fault, she grows very angry with him. Sad at heart, Howard sets out on his voyage, vowing to have nothing more to do with so fickle a girl. The mysterious Gorman is in reality the chief of a band of wreckers. With a suave smile and an easy manner he covers a disposition which is in reality savage and unscrupulous. Aroused by Millie's apparent ...
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