William Wymark Jacobs was an English novella and short story writer, novelist, and dramatist. One of the most popular English humorists of the early twentieth century, Jacobs is best remembered today for his classic tale of horror, “The Monkey's Paw.” He also wrote comic stories set on the London waterfront, horror stories, and crime tales. “Deep Waters” is an important historical work about sailors, adventures on the high seas and maritime mysteries. “The Winter Offensive” is one of the short stories from volume of sea fiction. It is a personal diary one of the sailors. He describes the most important events which occurs with him. Read this story to find adventures on the high sea that will not leave you indifferent.