To get on the P.5 again from the horse-barges we hop over to the paddle-box and clamber on deck.
The steamer which had been burned was the Farringford, and Matt had read the name on her paddle-box.
She had received no important damage, the paddle-box only having been injured by a well-directed shot from one of the junks.
The top of the paddle-box was nearly on a level with the flat roof of this building.
All the brake wheels ran in tanks supplied with water by pipes from the paddle-box tanks of the ship.
The small platform which connects the paddle-box with the steamer's deck.
A small crowd on the vessel's deck leaned over the paddle-box.
The frigate sent four boats, the corvette three, and the steamer two of her paddle-box boats and a gig.
Our second attempt succeeded no better; part of the paddle-box was broken, and carried away by the current.
Boats made to fit the paddle-box rim, stowed bottom upwards on each box.