Wharves have bollards to which vessels are secured when alongside.
She was supported on an even keel by the mooring ropes made fast from her bow and stern to bollards on the quay.
At both bow and stern there were ten feet or so of deck, garnished with bitts and bollards.
One shot struck the unarmoured part of the hull, and, penetrating, damaged the bollards and did other injury.
The brass screw should not be driven in too far, since the bollards should be free to revolve.
The main-deck is equipped with six bollards and two covered ventilators, each 1/2 inch in diameter.
The bosun and a couple of seamen came out and began bending the heavy fall about the bollards near the standing rigging.
A steep ledge of ground offered a natural pier, with tree-stumps for bollards.