You must know that a shallop is a large boat, much larger than the one belonging to our ship, which is called a longboat.
Water and bread and blankets had been hastily passed to the longboat.
Seventeen of the crew got into the longboat, and, after seven days, fifteen of them reached port.
A hundred miles they sailed in the longboat and, at last, the second island was sighted.
Like most merchant ships, we had but two boats: the longboat and the jolly-boat.
The Dutch crew was ordered into the longboat, and bidden go to the devil.
Below them lay a longboat, apparently intended for piloting the ships into the harbour.
I like to think that I was in no hurry to get into the longboat.
The longboat was ready by this time, her barrels full of water and her lockers full of biscuit.
As soon as the longboat was clear of the brig the mutineers released the mate.