For every landing-party of bluejackets they formed a committee of welcome.
The transport Kwonghoi was also in readiness with a landing-party of troops on board.
The landing-party came smartly back to the airlock, while explosions continued in the building they'd left.
The Admiral's first idea was to send a landing-party to save the town.
The members of the landing-party rejoined their proper ships.
The next morning the flag-ship hoists the signal for a landing-party.
The landing-party that followed had futilely pursued along the jungle runways.
Bors, of course, could not send a landing-party anywhere, lest it be sniped.
"We wish to make arrangements for the landing-party," he said so that all on board could hear.
Darkness made the Samoans bold; uncertainty as to the composition and purpose of the landing-party made them desperate.