Mulford soon had the reef out, and the sail distended to the utmost, while the topgallant-mast was soon up and fidded.
Ay, ay; I've sprung my topgallant-mast, and think this a good occasion to get another up in its place.
Masts: The masts of a full-rigged three-masted ship are the following: Fore-mast, topmast, topgallant-mast, royal mast.
The topgallant-mast still reared its taper form high above me, and the worst was yet to come.
The foretop and topgallant-mast came down with a run and hung in wreckage on the fore-mast, with the fore-yard vertical.
A yet smaller mast, elevated through irons at the head of the topgallant-mast; but more generally the two are formed of one spar.
I considered it far more probable that the mizzen-topmast or topgallant-mast had been shot away.
The mast-rope employed to sway up a top-mast or topgallant-mast, in order to fix it in its place, or lower it.
I knows her by the way her fore-topmast and topgallant-mast is looking over her bows.
So we climbed up to the cap of the topgallant-mast in company; but, as far apart as the poles, though so close together.