He stood at one side as the stokers filed in from forward, ready to relieve those working in the fireroom below.
No, only put me in the fireroom, shoveling coal in the furnace.
The fireroom is full of water; but it looks to me as though a seacock had been opened.
It was mounted amidships between the fireroom hatch and the break of the to'gallant fo'c's'le.
It was a busy time in the fireroom, but there was nothing to do on deck but watch the steamer.
The steady thump and rattle of the pumps by which the fireroom was being cleared of water continued to sound in her ears.
Perhaps that explosion in the fireroom had not been meant to injure the ship seriously.
He gave me an easy one, for a boy, but I struck and asked for a man's work, and got it—in the fireroom.