Report owners three starboard shaft collar-bearings fused.
The midships engine, generally used as a reinforce, is not running; so the port and starboard turbine vacuum-chambers draw direct into the return-mains.
This last had begun and ended in the same minute; in another we were at the starboard
gangway, tumbling helter-skelter aboard the lowered long-boat.
The ship was listing frightfully to starboard
, rendering the port boats useless, while half the starboard
boats had been demolished by the explosion.
One blast means that a ship steers to starboard
, two to port, three astern, four that it is unmanageable.
Always, to starboard or to port, at the bow or over the stern, when he stood up resting his fore-feet on the six-inch rail and gazing, he saw only the ocean, broken-faced and turbulent, yet orderly marching its white-crested seas before the drive of the trade.
The encounter occurred on the starboard side of the skylight, alongside of which Lerumie was standing as he gazed into a cheap trade-mirror and combed his kinky hair with a hand-carved comb of wood.
Somebody had to pay for the six quarts, which, multiplied by thirty, amounted to a tidy sum in the course of the month; and, since that man was Dag Daughtry, he found it necessary to pass Michael inboard on the Makambo through a starboard
The Italians were rowing up the starboard
side of the ship, and we were hauled close on the wind and slowly edging out from the ship as we worked to windward.
Again they lifted on a wave, and again and again, ere they could make out the distant green of the Samoset's starboard
Running off before the wind with everything to starboard
, he came about, and returned close-hauled on the port tack.
She was on the starboard
tack, and on the left hand, under the arched foot of the foresail, I could see the sunset still quite bright.
We were among the islands that dot the course from Genoa to Naples; that was Elba falling back on our starboard quarter, that purple patch with the hot sun setting over it.
It was into a second-class cabin, on the starboard side, that I was promptly thrust in irons, and the door locked upon me as though I were another Raffles.
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