seamanlike and simple, we saw only one form of warfare at sea, and based our signals on that.
She was, however, conducted in a most seamanlike manner, not a word being heard on board her.
To make a stern board is frequently a very critical as well as seamanlike operation, as in very close channels.
“The fleet anchored at Spithead”: can anyone want a better sentence for brevity and seamanlike ring?
It is rapidly done, easily undone, and one of the most seamanlike acts, exhibiting grace as well as power.
He kept his ship in apple-pie order, which would have been seamanlike enough but for a finicking touch in its details.
He had a number of screws with which he fastened some of the articles to the bulkheads, and lashed others in a seamanlike fashion.
I had to put an end to this impossible situation and I hope you will agree that I have done it in a seamanlike way.
Wotever course you take, is plain and seamanlike, I'm wery sure.'
To Mary and her father Skipper Libe had with seamanlike courtesy abandoned the tiny cabin.