deckhand on the ships that took the fortune hunters out to the New World.
spite of strenuous efforts, his deckhand was unable to recover him alone.
In spite of strenuous efforts, his deckhand was unable to recover him alone.
Deckhand: Responsibilities include painting, sweeping, window washing and vacuuming as well as luggage handling, participating in docking and anchoring maneuvers and line handling.
You are the deckhand, the cannon loader, the guy in the crow's nest or the pirate bucketing the bilge.
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