The Cowboy Captain of the Cutty Sark

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"The Cowboy Captain of the Cutty Sark"
CowboyCaptainOfCuttySark cover.jpg
Don Rosa's cover artwork for the story.
Story code D 98045
Story Don Rosa
Ink Don Rosa
Hero Scrooge McDuck
Pages 24
Layout 4 rows per page
Appearances Scrooge McDuck
Donald Duck
Huey, Dewey, and Louie
Ratchet Gearloose
First publication December 11, 1998

The Cowboy Captain of the Cutty Sark is a Scrooge McDuck comic by Don Rosa. The story takes place between The Buckaroo of the Badlands and Raider of the Copper Hill in the series The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck making it part 3B.


The story takes place in August 1883. Scrooge exports some cattle from Montana to Indonesia but encounters a thief and meets his old friend Ratchet Gearloose from his Riverboat days. Then he becomes part of a spectacular trip aboard the clipper ship Cutty Sark on August 26, 1883. However, Krakatoa becomes more active, and soon enough, the volcano violently explodes. Scrooge and Gearloose have to ride out the pyroclastic flow, tsunami, and the falling pumice.

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