I was the junior in her, a third mate, keeping watch with the chief officer; and it was just during one of the night watches in a strong, freshening breeze that I overheard two men in a sheltered nook of the main deck
exchanging these informing remarks.
Some reading was done, and much smoking and sewing, though not by the same parties; there were the monsters of the deep to be looked after and wondered at; strange ships had to be scrutinized through opera-glasses, and sage decisions arrived at concerning them; and more than that, everybody took a personal interest in seeing that the flag was run up and politely dipped three times in response to the salutes of those strangers; in the smoking room there were always parties of gentlemen playing euchre, draughts and dominoes, especially dominoes, that delightfully harmless game; and down on the main deck
, "for'rard"-- for'rard of the chicken-coops and the cattle--we had what was called "horse billiards." Horse billiards is a fine game.
Up the stairs and on the main deck
, he began to meet passengers.
Presently the main deck
came into view, and then the conning-tower opened behind me, and I turned to look into the anxious face of Bradley.
But I was glad to catch along the main deck
a few smiles on those seamen's faces at which I had hardly had time to have a good look as yet.
Beneath them, on the main deck
, two Chinese stokers were carrying breakfast for'ard across the rusty iron plates that told their own grim story of weight and wash of sea.
He went down on the main deck
. Without taking the mate's jeremiads seriously he put them beside the words of Mr.
Designed to guarantee utmost comfort, this spatial solution enables the owner to enjoy an area that possesses all the benefits of sitting in an outdoors but private place, and facilitates the passage of guests, who can easily walk across outdoor areas or walk on the main deck
and enter the saloon after passing through the lounge.
To escape the wheelhouse Mr Miller climbed over the trawl winch, travelled along the main deck
and climbed onto the side of the net drum.
The piping systems were repaired in the engine room and on the main deck
, with the replacement of defective parts.
The main deck
has a display that runs from one side of the phone to the other, covering the cylindrical bulge on its top.