“The Ruby, sir,” repeated the signalman, as tenderly now as a sucking dove.
signalman,” hailed the officer of the watch, “what do you make her out to be?
It was Battermann, of course, the signalman of the grinning countenance.
Jones the signalman, who was standing near when Mick said this, laughed.
“I have not seen them this quarter of an hour, sir,” replied the signalman, protecting his glass from the rain under his jacket.
"It is a most extraordinary thing, sir," said the signalman whom we had come to relieve.
The signalman has just come down and reported British cruisers right ahead; it will soon be over.
He then went to Karazin as signalman and operative in the railway works.
Presently a signalman pattered by to relieve his mate on the bridge.
"Steady with that light there, signalman," he commanded suddenly.