Day after day passed, however, and no merchantman or other ships appeared.
The Spanish merchantman was dashing in shore at the top of his speed.
Having captured a Russian merchantman off Fusan, the fleet rendezvoused at Mokpo.
There was that Spanish merchantman calmly walking off to safety.
In the middle of the month he recaptured an American merchantman and sent her in, and then stood to the southward.
The merchantman had evidently had enough, and saw that there was no further hope.
It was some time, however, before it could be made out whether the stranger was friend or foe, man-of-war or merchantman.
It seemed to come from right underneath the lee of the merchantman.
Larry had drifted to San Francisco and shipped on a merchantman bound for China.
The firing had probably been heard and the wreck of the merchantman seen.