We were very successful on the Japan ground, and nearly completed our cargo, at least the lower hold was full.
In swift rage he tried for a lower hold, feeling his enemy weaken.
At last he succeeded in getting into the lower hold, and laying open the vast accumulation of valuable cargo that lay beneath.
This must be a sort of steerage, and the lower hold where the cargo is stored is below us.
"That's something like, Lawson," he said, with a heartiness I could see was from the lower hold.
There were a hundred tons of coal in the lower hold, and some of the small of it had been drawn up.
Then no small part of the lower hold of the Henlopen was stowed with shook casks; iron for hoops, &c., being also provided.
Our freight was wheat in the lower hold, flour betwixt decks, and cotton on deck.
The remainder of the lower hold and the bunkers were filled with coal.
The next morning I was awakened by a rumbling in the lower hold, as if the cargo was being shifted.