gimi88 pantip "The commodore hurried us off, for he feared any delay might allow the steamer to escape." "That seems to me to be a correct deduction," added Christy. "Nothing more, captain," said the first lieutenant; and the stock of the other claimant mounted a little. The second lieutenant was calling over a list of names, which Christy concluded was the draft of seamen for the Bronx. Possibly Captain Passford had used some influence in this selection, 121 for all the other hands were to be put on board of the flag-ship to be assigned to such vessels as needed to be reinforced by the officers of the staff.