He was propped against a bollard and he was in his shore-going clothes.
One of the polemen jumped ashore, securing a line to a bollard.
“Call Mr Bollard, and we will see about it,” said Harry, springing to his feet.
“That will show that some one is not far off,” observed Mr Bollard.
“But he may be overboard before then, sir,” answered Bollard.
Bollard remarked that ...