A hail from the forecastle, announcing that the anchor was short, prevented Mr. Shack's answering.
"I know what I have heard about the pilot-house and on the forecastle," replied Washburn.
With the skipper in the thick of it, there was no danger of being penned in the forecastle again.
All hands were on the forecastle except the chief engineer and Landy Perkins.
Your uncle has shot a fireman up in the forecastle, he said.
They had just then reached the forecastle, where the master was standing.
Bart gave a short, quick nod of the head, walked sharply to the forecastle and yelled to the men to tumble up.
Mayo knew that the full report of that affair would be carried to the forecastle.
The Master is to be stationed on the quarter-deck, and to be assisted by the Boatswain, whose station will be on the forecastle.
Such spars as were loose or could be got at, were hauled up on the forecastle.