He knew besides such words as "hawser," "bulkhead" and "ebb-tide."
Whether any saved themselves on it, the two clinging to the hawser could not see.
At the other end was a hawser which the boat now towed towards the rock.
Leaping on to it, the boatswain and Lizard made fast the hawser.
The brave mate was seen to cling to the hawser, and work his way back.
The hawser, however, parted, and with it the last hope of escape.
But how do you make a leaf into a cord, a hawser, a sail, or a bag?
The keeping the hove-in part of a cable or hawser clear of the capstan.
Stand fast, secure all, when a hawser has been sufficiently hauled.
A contrivance for sending a hawser from a stranded vessel to the shore.