stokehold


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stokehold

Nautical
1. a coal bunker for a ship's furnace
2. the hold for a ship's boilers; fire room
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When Joe came home, months later, we learned that his ship had been torpedoed while he was on duty in the stokehold.
He writes: "The stokehold watches were doubled and steam was called for, news of the emergency acting as a spur to her fireman as to all others on board, she proceeded to show what she could do when human lives are at stake.
motivates Mildred, what she seeks in the stokehold, and why she would
The ship needed 324 firemen and trimmers to man the stokehold.
She was driven by four giant propellers, was equipped with 25 boilers and 192 coal-burning furnaces and needed 324 firemen and trimmers to man the stokehold.
At Perim a stale heat from the desert enervated the ship's company, and the firemen's shovels rattled loudly on the stokehold plates for the trimmers coal.
There was an upper deck, a lower- deck and the stokehold.