Mr. Trant now called the Scourges aft, and asked more of the particulars.
The mate ordered me aft, and I crawled upon the quarter-deck to be examined.
Fore and aft were circular partitions of steel, like drumheads.
Aft, preparations were making of a more permanent nature, it is true.
Anybody can see he's built for speed, narrow in the beam and sharp fore and aft.