National Geographic : 1933 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE I' SA. J. Villiers SQUARED YARDS AND THE SEA BREAKING ABOARD Looking forward along the main deck, the heavy sea may be gauged by the crest of the lofty wave just ahead of the ship. No horizon is visible; the skyline is the jagged crest of the heavy sea. During the whole of the run to Cape Horn the seas broke heavily aboard and the decks sometimes were pressed down by as much as 500 tons of water (see text, page 16). Careful watch is kept on the hatches in such weather, for a stove-in hatch easily may mean the end. I'