It was explained that great difficulty frequently exists in getting firemen to take part in a boat drill.
boat drill, regulated according to the opportunities of the service, should always be held.
boat drill took its turn one afternoon, the siren summoning all hands available to their posts.
boat drill, a well-ordered scramble for life boats, took place twice daily.
We carried our life preservers constantly and waited daily for the sudden alarm of a boat drill.
Dinner over, all troops are mustered to a boat drill that includes the lowering of the boats.
Sergeant, march the men aft report to the Second Mate for boat drill.
With two battalions on board, there was no room on the Megantic for drills; the only work we had was boat drill once a day.
There had been no boat drill, and the lifeboat accommodation was hopelessly inadequate for more than eighty people now on board.