Then there was a concerted heave and the ground tackle broke loose and came up with a rush.
They are also unsteady at anchor, and hard on the ground tackle.
To men accustomed to anchor near the shore and in very narrow swatchways nothing is more important than their ground tackle.
It may help him, therefore, in his choice if the writer gives his experience in the matter of ground tackle or mud-hooks.
But all anchors, cables, and ground tackle generally may be removed on payment of 250 dols.
Hold on a minute, lads,” cried Harry to the men in the boat; “are the pumps working free,—is your ground tackle good?
We have no hope left us, but to anchor; our ground tackle may yet bring her up.
Tell you what, if you got ground tackle aboard, drop a hook and come over with me.
In getting under way and coming to anchor, it is his duty to attend to the ground tackle, and see everything ready forward.
But apart from the folly of it, there were none of the ships that had ground tackle left that was fit to hold a cat.