Usage examples for forecastle

  1. A loud shout from the forecastle of the Windsor Castle announced that the English seamen were but too well aware of their desperate situation, and that they hailed the misfortune of the Frenchmen as their deliverance. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  2. For myself I assured them that I could get a place among the sailors in the forecastle, and that I preferred doing so. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  3. The gun was mounted on the forecastle, and charged with a shell. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. Almost as he spoke there was a flash and the report of a pistol, fired from the forecastle hatch. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  5. Trask had joined him on the forecastle and the others remained in the cabin. – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  6. Mr. Singleton was on the forecastle- head. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  7. Edmund, Egbert, and Siegbert stood on the forecastle intently listening for any sound which would betray the position of the Danes, but not a sound was to be heard. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  8. On the Sunday and Thursday mornings, the ship's company was mustered, and every man appeared clean- shaved and dressed; and when the evenings were fine the drum and fife announced the forecastle to be the scene of dancing; nor did I discourage other playful amusements which might occasionally be more to the taste of the sailors, and were not unseasonable. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  9. He came aft, just after two bells, and reported a strong smell of burning down in the forecastle. – Turned Adrift by Harry Collingwood
  10. There was a small brass cannon on the forecastle, which was used during fogs. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  11. The stern apartment was appropriated to myself and my bride, the forecastle, if I may so call it, to our companions, the boatmen having berths in the corners of the machine- room. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  12. The Kittlewake was equipped with three cabins; a forecastle and aftercabin, both below the main deck, built largely for stormy weather, and a fair- weather cabin in the center of the main deck. – Curlie Carson Listens In by Roy J. Snell
  13. Cursing venomously, the deformed little demon sprang into the forecastle and drove up Peters and his four men with kicks and blows. – The Pirate Woman by Aylward Edward Dingle
  14. But there were so many of them this time that the very deck was covered with them, and vast numbers more fluttered below, into the forecastle and the captain's cabin. – Seven Frozen Sailors by George Manville Fenn
  15. His fears were that he had left the satchel on the forecastle of the ferry boat where he stood smoking while crossing the river. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  16. " That was fired from her forecastle," observed Nettleship, " from a long gun, too. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  17. From the forecastle came the smell of fried mullet. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  18. Within a fortnight of doing duty on the forecastle, as a midshipman, I thus found myself first lieutenant of a very respectable vessel. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  19. He and the engineer mounted the top- gallant forecastle, and looked intently down the river. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic