Art-room, from the binnacle light. I felt my way to Mr. Vail's room. I
heard him breathing. His door was open. I struck a match and looked at
him. He had stopped breathing." "What was the state of his bunk?"
"Disordered--horrible. He was almost hacked to pieces." "Go on." "I ran
back and got my revolver. I thought there had been a mutiny-" "Confine
yourself to what you saw and did. The court is not interested in what
you thought." "I am only trying to explain what I did. I ran back to the
storeroom and got my revolver, and ran back through the chart-room to
the after companion, which had a hood. I thought that if any one was
lying in ambush, the hood would protect me until I could get to the
deck. I told the helmsman what had happened, and ran forward. Mr.
Singleton was on the forecastle-head. We went below together,
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