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Words nearby steerageway
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As the other approached, Harry shut off the power of the engines, checking them to little more than steerageway.Boy Scouts in the North Sea|G. Harvey Ralphson
He held her nose up to the open sea, allowing her only steerageway, the gale slithering off her flattened sail.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
There was not more than a capful of wind; but once let the canvas fill, and the schooner would get steerageway.Sheila of Big Wreck Cove|James A. Cooper
Thus it lost headway sufficiently so that the seas caused it to drift back, without its coming about or losing all steerageway.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
She had no steerageway on her; and you might as well keep out of the storm.The Corner House Girls on a Houseboat|Grace Brooks Hill