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I being to leeward of the ship, his voice reached me; but I did not expect to make any one hear on board.
PETER THE WHALERW.H.G. KINGSTON
On the weather or lee beam is in a direction to windward or leeward at right angles with the keel.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
While we were loading our guns, to give her a second dose, she put up her helm, and endeavoured to join her consorts to leeward.
THE LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGEW.H.G. KINGSTON
The ship was rapidly drifting down to leeward, and I knew that if not soon discovered I was lost, so I shouted again.
They broke in at the bow where Bernt sat, and flowed out to leeward near the stern.
THE VISIONARYJONAS LIE
The inshore squadron lay six miles from the flag-ship, directly to leeward, and up went the signal for all chaplains.
TYPES OF NAVAL OFFICERSA. T. MAHAN
As the ship drifts well to leeward, the hawser will bring her stern to the wind; but it may not cast her on the other side.
THE SEAMAN'S FRIENDRICHARD HENRY DANA
This was the dank, fat, savage island of New Gibbon, lying fifty miles to leeward of Choiseul.
A SON OF THE SUNJACK LONDON
By the time I reached the deck, all was adrift to leeward, and the mast was now held in its place by the weather backstays.
THE WRECK OF THE GROSVENOR, VOLUME 3 OF 3WILLIAM CLARK RUSSELL
Down they went, but a swirl in the treacherous waves swept the boat two or three fathoms to leeward.
THE LIFEBOATR.M. BALLANTYNE