Truly, this which I write seems absurd and purple; yet it was not absurd during those long minutes on the chart-room stairway.
Miss Marston preceded the captain down the ladder and went into the chart-room.
I knew he had been dozing on the lee side of the chart-room.
In the chart-room Captain West and the pilot were smoking cigars.
The captain, who had been for days living secluded and unapproachable in the chart-room, came to the rail.
In the chart-room Captain West was winding the chronometers.
The post was as small as a chart-room, and the light came only through the peep-holes.
Margaret and I were with him in the chart-room when he hurrahed the barometer, down to 28.55 and falling.
At nine oclock in the evening Darrin, after another hours nap, softly parted the curtains of the chart-room door and peered out.
Hahn was asleep in the chart-room; Coniston was in the turret.