On the 14th, in the night, they were launched, and moored at the sterns of the men-of-war.
The anchor is cast from the prow; the sterns are grounded on the beach.
What was worse, they were Low Heath boats, and bore the name of Jorrocks on their sterns.
A few went across other people's bows and sterns, but not too near to worry.
The sterns are remarkably high—fifteen or eighteen ...