And then there was the victualling of the ship, a matter of great importance.
There is also the controller of victualling, and the controller-general of the coast-guard.
The arrangements for victualling had always had an important bearing upon the contentment and efficiency of the seamen.
But for all this, Gonzaga—for the men and the victualling—money will be needed.
On the 28th he went down the river to visit the victualling ships, “where I find all out of order.”
I must go now,—my steward is waiting for me at the victualling office.
The feuds arose from the increased power of the livery companies and the antagonism between the victualling and clothing trades.
We came to the question of victualling, and he grew more enthusiastic.
The squadron allotted to this service consisted of five men-of-war, a sloop of war and two victualling ships.
She has perhaps been victualling it since yesterday evening.