The exciting topic was discussed by all hands till the anchor-watch was set, and the rest of the ships company had turned in.
Spike walked forward to look for the man charged with the anchor-watch.
Soon after Spike returned on board, and the anchor-watch was set.
I will be all the anchor-watch you will need, Hamish, until the morning.
"You will have no anchor-watch to-night," Macleod answered slowly, from out of the darkness.
The anchor-watch was set at eight, and ran from two hours, to two hours.
I'd allus watched for a chance to run away, and thar was Jim, the anchor-watch, squatting on the bitts dead asleep.
It is well named--if there ever was an anchor-watch, you keep it here: for no ground-tackle will ever hold like this.
An anchor-watch was set, with a mate on deck, four hours and four hours, and all hands turned in.
But dat take time and an anchor-watch last but two hour, surposin' even dat'ey puts all t'ree of us in de same watch.