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Carthoris' improvement upon this consisted of an auxiliary device which steered the craft mechanically in the direction of the compass, and upon arrival directly over the point for which the compass was set, brought the craft to a standstill and lowered it, also automatically, to the ground.
As he steered, he kept flashing the torch on the boat compass so that he could keep headed north-east by east a quarter east.
The narrow space was our logical course, but Charley, at the wheel, steered the Mary Rebecca straight for the nets.
He steered with no end of a swagger while you were by; but if he lost sight of you, he became instantly the prey of an abject funk, and would let that cripple of a steamboat get the upper hand of him in a minute.
For an hour I steered, each moment becoming more difficult.
He made as though he had not heard me, and steered in silence till I was ready to relieve him.
This was approved of as the best method for our security, and accordingly we steered away NNE.