Steeler. 'Stealer.' Steer
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Steerage Passenger 331 Stemson Steerage Passenger.
To govern the course
of a vessel by controlling
, directly or indirectly, the helm or rudder. To steer a course is to keep ship's head in a given direction. A vessel is said to steer when she answers the helm.
Accommodation that was
in the vicinity of the rudder
; later, it was forward of the main cabin. In both cases it was inferior to the cabin. Nowadays, is applied to accommodation for passengers other than cabin passengers.
Steerage Passenger 331 Stemson
Passenger who is allotted less than 36 superficial
feet of space for his
, or her, exclusive use.
Sufficient speed through the water for a vessel to answer her helm.
Chains by which the wheel operates the rudder, directly or indirectly.
fitted with a lubber line
, and mounted forward of wheel,
, so that it can easily be seen by helmsman.
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