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  • Indeed, the arrangement was to the advantage of both parties; he secured at a low rate of compensation the services of one who could perform the duties or shipkeeper and mate combined, and I was provided with an asylum, board, lodging, plenty of work, and pay into the bargain.

    Jack in the Forecastle or, Incidents in the Early Life of Hawser Martingale

  • He had also recommended himself to their notice as a good shipkeeper, for as it did not answer Elliot to go often ashore, he had always given up his turn of leave to his neighbours.

    Records of a Family of Engineers

  • Don't you let them touch anything before I come, shipkeeper, 'he called out.

    The Nigger of the Narcissus

  • -- 'I haven't somehow the cut of a skipper about me,' he meditated placidly, while the shipkeeper (who had taken possession of the galley), a wizened old man with bleared eyes, cursed him, in whispers for 'hanging about so.'

    The Nigger of the Narcissus

  • Liverpool which was looked after by one man, who slept on board, in the capacity of shipkeeper.

    Armadale

  • a good shipkeeper, for as it did not answer Elliot to go often ashore, he had always given up his turn of leave to his neighbours.

    Records of a Family of Engineers

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