Origin of anchor watch
Examples from the Web for anchor watch
I'd allus watched for a chance to run away, and thar was Jim, the anchor-watch, squatting on the bitts dead asleep.A Man in the Open|Roger Pocock
Spike walked forward to look for the man charged with the anchor-watch.
"You will have no anchor-watch to-night," Macleod answered slowly, from out of the darkness.
Hardly had he begun to doze when he was roused by a boat coming alongside and hailing the anchor-watch.Dutch Courage and Other Stories|Jack London
Soon after Spike returned on board, and the anchor-watch was set.