That is probably the explanation, the wheelman forgetting himself in looking ahead also.
The wheelman rang the speed-bell, and then spoke through the tube to the engineer.
She thought probably a wheelman would like that sort of thing, for then he could stop and rest wherever it suited him.
He could see the chin and jaws of the wheelman and the beard of old Captain Newton.
You have been appointed second mate of the steamer 'Richmond'; Jarvis, first wheelman.
"Make the course north north-east, Morris," he shouted to the wheelman.
Any active boy of ten years of age and upward may become a wheelman.
He passed old Aaron with no word, passed the wheelman, and faced his brother.
Dory was wheelman, and a couple of men who worked on the place did duty as deck-hands.
Looking down at the wheelman, he saw that the boat was making a circle.