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Soldiers of the Sea, part 5 is the fifth part of chapter VI in the plot of Return of the Obra Dinn. It reveals the fate of Midshipman Charles Hershtik.

Shortly after throwing his lantern at the crab rider, he charges into it. He gets impaled and burns to death along with it.

The pocketwatch starts shaking after viewing this diorama, allowing access to Soldiers of the Sea, part 4.

Things of interest

Midshipman Hershtik burning to death as Midshipman Peter Milroy stabs the crab rider.


This memory is accessed via the corpse of the giant crab and a man on top of it by the aft staircase on the orlop deck.


Only the orlop deck from staircase to staircase is accessible. The exit is towards the bow.

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There is no spoken dialog in this scene.