“Perhaps Nat Poole will lend you his motor-boat,” suggested our hero, with a little grin.
I've arranged for a motor-boat so we can explore the lake here tomorrow.
Their call, however, was unanswered and at last both boys were convinced that they had lost the location of the motor-boat.
“Take a motor-boat from Mallaig to Invermalluch Lodge,” he read.
"We're looking for a motor-boat called the Follow Me," he explained.
Eventually he agreed to take the motor-boat to within a few hundred yards of the spot.
The motor-boat chugged out from the landing-stage, and leaving a smooth silver ripple, darted north.
Courtlandt caught the colonel as he was entering his motor-boat.
In the morning he did see her—putting off on the lake, in a motor-boat with Jeff and Mr. Barmberry.
They might have been able to do something to intercept that motor-boat.