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  • She mounted sixteen twenty-four pound carronades, two long nines, one twelve-pound carronade on her topgallant-forecastle, as a shifting gun, and one four or six-pounder, and two swivels mounted aft.

    The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876

  • Spithead with the fleet, the result of which was that she lost her poop and topgallant-forecastle; hence ` Ugly 'and I had now to fight under the eye of the circling seagulls, always on the wing, screeching round the old training-ship in their plaintive fashion, and diving ever and anon into the tideway to pick up scraps that were chucked overboard by our comrades, more sensible than us, down below at their dinners!

    Young Tom Bowling The Boys of the British Navy

  • Vincent_, I have been told, when she was first built, was fitted with a poop and topgallant-forecastle, and went to sea with them, but Admiral

    Young Tom Bowling The Boys of the British Navy

  • He relieved Mr. Becker, who ate his dinner hurriedly, as became a good second mate, and the two resumed their watch on the poop, noticing that the cook was jabbering Chinese protest in the galley, and that the men had climbed to the topgallant-forecastle -- also watching, and occasionally waving futile signals to passing tugs or small sailing-craft.

    "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea

  • The topgallant-forecastle is awash and the end of the bowsprit out of water, so that we can easily reach the upper ends of the bobstays.

    "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea

  • Mr Zachariah Lathrope got quite interested, bobbing from one side of the topgallant-forecastle to the other, and trying to obtain the best view he could of the contest.

    The Wreck of the Nancy Bell Cast Away on Kerguelen Land

  • This proved to be the case, the cook, with his mates, and the three under-stewards being eventually discovered in a disused pig-sty under the topgallant-forecastle, carefully concealed beneath a lot of lumber that they had dragged over themselves.

    The Pirate Slaver A Story of the West African Coast

  • As for that part of the crew that had retired to the poop at my order, I formed them up along the fore end of the structure; and now, as, one after another, they reloaded their muskets, they and their comrades on the topgallant-forecastle opened a brisk, if somewhat irregular, fire upon the multitude of savages who came pouring in over the bulwarks into the waist of the ship.

    A Middy in Command A Tale of the Slave Squadron

  • Whereupon, with one accord we all dashed out on deck and made the best of our way to the topgallant-forecastle, which afforded a good view of the approaching boat.

    A Middy in Command A Tale of the Slave Squadron

  • Mounting the topgallant-forecastle, where he could be seen and heard by everybody,

    The Cruise of the Nonsuch Buccaneer


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