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Then, you are bringing four of your own people with you, and they tell me some of them are to be berthed forward.
The cabin-boy Ransome (from whom I had first heard of these atrocities) came in at times from the round-house, where he berthed and served, now nursing a bruised limb in silent agony, now raving against the cruelty of Mr.
They were berthed in the forward part of the vessel.