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passengers had thrawn up what they'd had tae their tea off Gourock and tak'n a dander ashore at Oban, appetites was big and I was busy. It was the first time I had seen the gentry at their meals, and it improved my mainners considerable. Never since then have I skailed ma tea intil ma saucer : I jist gie a bit blow on it noo. Yon's Mr Allerton roarin' for to be relieved at the wheel."
On another occasion Goble explained how he came to forsake the fleshpots of the Stornoway and take to the high seas.
" I was aye hankerin', hankerin' after the machinery," he explained. " A body canna serve tables all his life. So after twa years on the Stornoway I shippit as a fireman on a passenger steamer outward bound frae Glasgow tae Bilbao. There I left her, tae be second engineer on a wee tramp carrying iron - ore tae the Mediterranean. That was nigh twenty years ago, and I've never set fit in Scotland since. Weel, weel ! Aha ! Mphm !" (Ad lib, and da capo.)
So he would discourse, in a manner which passed many a weary hour for both, and added considerably to Hughie's stock of human knowledge.
The days wore on. The work and long hours were beginning to tell their tale, but the entire crew kept grimly to it. Their nerves were in good order too. Even when, on the morning of the sixteenth day, as they groped their way through a streaming wet fog, a great ghostly monster of a liner suddenly loomed out of the wrack, and, as

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