Then Coxon and his chief mate talked of the time they meant to occupy in the run to Valparaiso.
First of all was Queequeg, whom Starbuck, the chief mate, had selected for his squire.
The chief mate lay dying, calling out for that comfort and assistance he had so often denied to others.
When we reached New York, our chief mate left us, and I was offered the berth.
The chief mate instantly picked up his sword with his left hand; the foes again confronted each other, breast to breast.
The captain, who had remained on deck, sent down for the chief mate.
“I really cannot tell, sir,” said the chief mate, touching his cap.
“The course is east-south-east,” said the chief mate distinctly.
The real command devolved upon the chief mate, John Jermin—a good sailor and brave fellow, but violent, and given to drink.
No chief mate ever made more than one voyage in the Sephora, you know.