Anchor Watch

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The word "anchor-watch" in example sentences

Hardly had he begun to doze when he was roused by a boat coming alongside and hailing the anchor-watch. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The man who was standing the anchor-watch ran down the gangway and hauled him out of the water. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The captain came on deck after a time, and ordered the boatswain to tell the men to give no hints to the Malays as to the passengers, and then an anchor-watch was set, and all hands turned in for the night. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

In red realism there flashed through his brain the example of some doughty sailor, the hero of many an anchor-watch and forecastle yarn, who had fought the gang to its last man and yet come off victor. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

The anchor-watch man ran up the poop ladder smartly. ❋ Unknown (1917)

An hour is allowed for dinner, and at dark, the decks are cleared up; the boats hoisted; supper ordered; and at eight, the lights put out, except in the binnacle, where the glass stands; and the anchor-watch is set. ❋ Unknown (1909)

Instead of having a watch on deck and a watch below, as at sea, all hands are at work together, except at meal times, from daylight till dark; and at night an “anchor-watch” is kept, which consists of only two at a time; the whole crew taking turns. ❋ Unknown (1909)

They often “broke” very near us; and one thick, foggy night, during a dead calm, while I was standing anchor-watch, one of them rose so near, that he struck our cable, and made all surge again. ❋ Unknown (1909)

The anchor-watch was not in sight; he may have been keeping well forward by Stryker's instructions, or he may have crept off for forty winks. ❋ Louis Joseph Vance (1906)

He saw a light in the galley, and knew that the captain's son, who kept the lonely anchor-watch, was making coffee. ❋ Unknown (1903)

They heard the anchor-watch snoring on a lighthouse-tug, nosed into a pocket of darkness where a lantern glimmered on either side; somebody waked with a grunt, threw them a rope, and they made fast to a silent wharf flanked with great iron-roofed sheds fall of warm emptiness, and lay there without a sound. ❋ Rudyard Kipling (1900)

Outside the cuddy he put his head in the second mate's door to inform him of my unheard-of caprice to take a five hours 'anchor-watch on myself. ❋ Joseph Conrad (1890)

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