He laid down his bag and roll, sat awhile listening to the shift of feet and the clatter of cargo winches on deck and pierhead.
When the steamer left the pierhead her deck was thronged with passengers.
From a flagstaff at the pierhead, the red ensign of England was displayed.
The first bath in that city was established in 1828, and is known as the pierhead.
A square of yellow bunting slid slowly up the pierhead staff of the dock corporation, and spread in the light shore breeze.
Hurricane Point shut out the view of the sea in the north-west, even from the pierhead, and the ship was not to be seen.
Past the pierhead we found some wind, actually got the engine started, and ploughed away at a cheerful ten knots.
An infernal machine, such as has before been described, was blown up at the pierhead.
Whilst taking passengers on board, a carriage arrived at the pierhead for embarkation.
I say, Mr Frobisher, did you happen to notice a yellow-skinned chap standing on the pierhead as we left the dock?