- All his ribs are smashed , the supercargo said .
- A vessel called the sydney cove , on its way to port jackson , had been wrecked on furneaux island , to the north of van diemen 's land . A large party , headed by mr. clarke , the supercargo , had started in boats , intending to sail along the coasts and obtain help from sydney .
- " But how could he have done so without your knowledge , danglars , since you are the ship 's supercargo ? "
- Cornelius nodded to several of the soldiers , who led the supercargo away behind an avocado tree .