“The Ruby, sir,” repeated the signalman, as tenderly now as a sucking dove.
"It is a most extraordinary thing, sir," said the signalman whom we had come to relieve.
It was Battermann, of course, the signalman of the grinning countenance.
He then went to Karazin as signalman and operative in the railway works.
“I have not seen them this quarter of an hour, sir,” replied the signalman, protecting his glass from the rain under his jacket.
"Steady with that light there, signalman," he commanded suddenly.
The signalman has just come down and reported British cruisers right ahead; it will soon be over.
signalman,” sang out Mr Jellaby on seeing this, “Dip the colours!
Presently a signalman pattered by to relieve his mate on the bridge.
signalman,” hailed the officer of the watch, “what do you make her out to be?