Under these circumstances razee Reef was no longer a mourners' bench!
The whistler and razee Reef had been blotted out by the fog.
He had been living in a waking dream of mighty toil on razee; he had almost forgotten that so many weeks had gone past.
And on that basis the rank amateurs of razee proceeded with all the grit that was in them.
A benignant sun in a cloudless sky had enlisted himself as a member of the wrecking crew on razee Reef.
An epic of the sea was lived there on razee Reef during the weeks that followed.
Captain Mayo carried only doubts and discouragement back to the wreck on razee.
With that fog coming, Captain Mayo needed to take exact bearings from razee, for he had decided to run for harbor that night.
Hope almost failed to reassure him as he gazed first at the departing lighters and then at the ice-panoplied hulk on razee.
In that riot of tempest and ruck of sea he was straining his eyes, trying to get a glimpse of the hulk on razee.