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harbour

(US), harbor
a sheltered port
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Thence, bearing generally south-east and making slow progress in the dead beat to windward, the Ariel dropped anchor in nearly every harbour of the Solomons, from Choiseul and Ronongo islands, to the islands of Kulambangra, Vangunu, Pavuvu, and New Georgia.
So they were taken up and put on board a sailing vessel at Markdale Harbour to be taken back to Maine, while the father himself went home on a passenger steamer.
You go and ask the Steward what was there in that letter from the Harbour Office.
For days he leaves all the harbour work to his chief mate, the keeper of the ship's anchor and of the ship's routine.