The boy says her foremast is gone, and they have lost all management of her.
"He appears to be hoisting a yard on his foremast," replied Scott.
But a gale carried away the "Leo's" foremast, and she fell a prey to an English frigate which happened along untimely.
The schooner's spare boat was in chocks between the foremast and the main.
Her foremast was immediately shot away; her mizen-mast was seen to fall.
The party returned to the foremast, and Raymond stated their position.
A long iron bolt in the foremast rigging chains had become rusty and worked loose.
Pass a line around him, and make him fast to the foremast while he is asleep.
Harry placed Paul Lizard at the helm, he himself going forward, holding on by the foremast.
I gave her the helm, and told her to keep the foremast in range with the Florina.