I returned to my office without further incident.
I wrote up some notes concerning this bizarre case and pondered what clues I had obtained--not very much I had to admit!
What kind of whale would come to someone at the docks' birthday party for example?
THAT HAD to be some kind of coded message--I was sure of it!
But WHAT did it mean?
I gave up--closed the office, and was on my way to the Seabreeze Hotel to check on CC Crayfish when Barney Gull swooped down from the sky and landed before me.
"Hello Shipmate!" He said cheerfully. "Have I got news for YOU!"