Just as the sun rose, the captain and chief-mate made their appearance on deck.
Marble insisted on taking Talcott's place, and he now became my chief-mate, as I had once been his.
There was a good deal of discussion about this vessel, as she drew near, between Captain Digges and his chief-mate.
Mr Bryce, the chief-mate of the Flying Cloud, was one of those unfortunate men who are always more or less in an ill humour.
"Yes," rejoined a Guernsey-man from the bulwarks, who turned out to be the chief-mate.
“Sounds as though there was something wrong aboard the barque yonder, sir,” reported one of the men to the chief-mate.
The chief-mate then told me to go below and turn up all hands, making as little rumpus about it as possible.
A strong gang was now sent on board the barque, with the chief-mate in command; and the pumps were at once manned.
The master and chief-mate of the American brig agreed to act under him, and to assist in carrying la Dame across the ocean.
And, to cheer me up still more, I sees the little Lily coming back to look for her chief-mate.