Examples of helmsman in a Sentence
had a complaint and demanded to talk to the helmsman of this vast construction project, not some underling
Recent Examples of helmsman from the Web
It was ingrained in the language: seaman, helmsman, fisherman, longshoreman, yachtsman.
The National Transportation Safety Board panel found that a rigid bridge hierarchy contributed to the disaster because officers and helmsmen were reluctant to contest his decision.
The move, intended to make operating the ship more manageable, ended up taking away the helmsman’s ability to steer.
In response, the captain put a second sailor in charge of shifting speed control while keeping the steering with the helmsman.
The helmsman reported a loss of steering, prompting the commanding officer to order the ship’s speed from 10 knots to five knots.
There was even an opportunity for Spithill, Oracle Team USA’s skipper, to engage in interview room repartee with his opposing helmsman from New Zealand.
That’ll be a big ask, considering how fast and dominating helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand were in routing Oracle in the first four races last weekend.
Nichols' black communications specialist worked alongside George Takei's Japanese helmsman and Walter Koenig's (admittedly campy) Russian navigator.
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