You know a lot of us took charge of the Spitfire, and set the captain and first-mate adrift, off Valparaiso.
After the first greetings the first-mate began to look round the cabin.
The abject-looking wretch shrank away, and the first-mate gave an angry stamp upon the deck.
The first-mate, Lapworth, also became a favourite with us all.
“Here, Widgeon, I told you to fetch one of the dock police,” said the first-mate fiercely.
The first-mate went to the tack, and the second to the sheet.
"We had a narrow squeak of it, Mr. Ryan," he said to the first-mate.
Stimson was in the first-mate's watch, and the latter approached that old sea-dog with a wish to keep himself awake by conversing.
One morning, when the lofty Andes had just appeared in sight, he summoned his first-mate to his bedside.
Five of the hands had been washed overboard, another three men were down below badly hurt, and the first-mate had his leg broke.