At last the two steersmen were slain, and the canoe went adrift.
“The boats are ready to start,” said one of the steersmen, coming up just then.
Steamboats have their individuality, the same as pilots and steersmen.
Their brothers and husbands are wood-cutters, steersmen, or conductors of rafts.
Now,” cried Stan suddenly, “four of you, fire at the steersmen.
It is the tomb of Aahmes, the son of Abuna, the chief of the steersmen.
After this one of the steersmen chose another man; and so on, till the crews of all the boats were completed.
We forgot about those chaps in the steersmen's box when we ordered the crew below.
The canoe-men are of two descriptions, foremen and steersmen, and middlemen.
Some of these tumble the big ship about, till the steersmen feel her going almost regardless of the rudder.