Two cigar-shaped steel air-cylinders with a thin connecting deck was the life-raft.
Jan groped his way to where the life-raft was lashed to the deck.
"I thought they were saved on a life-raft," said old Colbert, dryly.
"A fisherman and I helped save him from a life-raft," and he told the circumstances.
His involuntary cry was caused by the sudden collision of the life-raft with a cloud.
Winthrop had given her a formula, and formulas are sometimes as valuable as a life-raft.
The life-raft was a big affair that Rectus and I had often examined.
Me and Joe here shifted for ourselves, and got aboard a life-raft that we slid down the sloping deck.
Russ pointed to a long lifeboat covered with canvas which lay some distance from the life-raft.
The lanterns shed a flickering light here, and the youth uttered a cry of joy as his eyes fell on the life-raft.