Haul him aboard, lads, and shove him in the chain locker to get dry.
"That's the chain locker, where we stow things," he answered gruffly.
She suggested breaking open the doors that led to the chain locker, but of this Harriet would not hear.
I suppose you'd call it the forecastle, but we have the fuel tanks, chain locker and lazarette here.
A wretched dockside bar
[1960s+ Nautical; fr the filthy and dangerous compartment where anchor chain is stowed aboard ship]