seamen must constantly move between the pitch black of below decks and the bright sunshine above.
It had 168 seamen aboard and was held for more than six months.
I have documentation of 38 seamen who have gone missing in the last ten years.
When their fears are realized and the island looks likely to “shrivel and die” the seamen are driven to drastic measures.
seamen have always been somewhat of a class apart, though they are less so now.
The lines were caught by the seamen on board, and made fast.
A record of merchant seamen kept by the registrar-general of seamen.
They had none, but some of the seamen supplied them with all they had about them.
We then saw three seamen, whom by their dress we took to be Hollanders.
One of these, by his dress, was seen to be a seamen, and the rest were blacks.