Thesaurus / anchor watch
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Felipe was instructed to have steam on at daylight, and the anchor watch was to call him in season to do so.
Each sailor in turn had to stand "anchor watch" during the night for one hour.
The officer of the anchor watch seemed to be the only obstacle in his way.
UP THE BALTICOLIVER OPTIC
The man who kept—or was supposed to keep—the anchor watch lay fast asleep, coiled up under the shadow of the bridge.
THE ISLAND MYSTERYGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
This discovery satisfied him that the forward officers were to keep the anchor watch.
DOWN THE RHINEOLIVER OPTIC
He sent the hands below at ten o'clock, saying he would keep the anchor watch himself.
THE VULTURESHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
We need only keep an anchor watch, so nearly all of you may be spared, I think, for the night.
CROWN AND ANCHORJOHN CONROY HUTCHESON
Then an anchor watch of four men was set, and the rest of the crew allowed to turn in.
They have made the watch below drunk, and they have seized the anchor watch and put them in limbo.
PADDY FINNW. H. G. KINGSTON
Set an anchor watch, heave the lead, and ware the lee shore and breakers ahead!

WORDS RELATED TO ANCHOR WATCH

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.