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He could manage to find his way into his berth, light his lamp, get into his bed - ay, and get out of it when I called him at half-past five, the first man on deck, lifting the cup of morning coffee to his lips with a steady hand, ready for duty as though he had virtuously slept ten solid hours - a better chief officer than many a man who had never tasted grog in his life.
In a moment I was up on deck to see an enemy submarine about two hundred yards off our port bow.
By the time they came on deck, it was thronged with Indians.