The Growler had lost her bowsprit, and was otherwise damaged, and had been forced to strike also.
And springing up, he ran to the bowsprit and began to swarm along it.
She lost her bowsprit and foremast, but escaped further injury.
The pier is all but on the bowsprit, and you think you are there—roll, roar, wash!
Cain stood at the bowsprit, giving his directions to the helmsman.