He knew besides such words as "hawser," "bulkhead" and "ebb-tide."
It laid over by the bulkhead, and was nearly the color of the carpet.
Someone slammed him against the bulkhead and held him there with his face to it.
He came to rest against a bulkhead, and leaned there with bleeding lips.
Gregory, left to himself, edged closer against the bulkhead.
He seems to be thumping ...