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  • Mike, who made a point of killing the attacking shark in order to retrieve his shipmate's missing lower half, tells the angels, "he won't be able to walk in, but he has his legs with him!"

    Tiger Shark

  • Late last week, the navy held the military equivalent of a grand-jury hearing in Japan to determine if Airman Apprentice Terry M. Helvey should stand trial for his shipmate's murder.

    A Grisly Murder Mystery

  • "Hmm," Becker said, surveying his shipmate's latest odd outfit.

    Acorna's World

  • In these circumstances the sailor recalled how he had once seen a block fall from aloft and smash a shipmate's head, and from this he argued that if a suitable object such as a heavy round-shot, or, better still, the ship's grindstone, were deftly dropped over the side at the psychological moment, it must either have

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

  • "Men," said Roger in a low voice, "are you going to stand by without lifting a hand and see a shipmate's dead body insulted?"

    The Mutineers

  • Mick Donovan had not been on deck when the tragic occurrence happened; but he was almost as much impressed as myself when I told him of our shipmate's last words.

    Young Tom Bowling The Boys of the British Navy

  • "He go fast, sar, long time gone," replied the man, and his teeth chattered with excitement, for he had heard his shipmate's death cry.

    Gold Out of Celebes

  • He had attached himself to Peyrol in preference to some of his own countrymen of whom there were several in that band, and used to run after him like a little dog and certainly had acted a good shipmate's part on the occasion of that wound which had neither killed nor cowed Peyrol but merely had given him an opportunity to reflect at leisure on the conduct of his own life.

    The Rover

  • When a shipmate's soul lay bare it was not for the McGuffey to inspect it too closely.

    Captain Scraggs or, The Green-Pea Pirates

  • This apparently angered the captain, for on one occasion, after he had given orders to have me put in irons for breaking one of my shipmate's ribs, and she interceded in my behalf, he became furious and threatened to have me thrown overboard.

    Born Again

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