This demands expert piloting, and explains why Hooghly pilots are selected with great caution.
The following day the Glamorgan Castle dropped her anchor in the Hooghly.
It runs along the bank of the Hooghly, and is bounded on the other side by rows of palatial mansions.
Hooghly water is considered sacred by the Hindus living in this section.
As we dropped down the Hooghly they pointed to a temple on the shore as lately the home of Sri Ramakrishna.
The ashes are thrown in a lagoon of the Hooghly, or Ganges, River.
But the crew were in no condition for work of any kind, and in a few minutes the Hooghly was lost sight of in the darkness.
The Hooghly, with its floating corpses, had scarcely moved him.
Others might sail up the Hooghly to Calicut, trafficking with mysterious Indian men.
To assist the army the squadron entered the Hooghly, when a body of seamen was landed to attack the fort of Boujee.