noun (plural wheelsmen)North American
A person who steers a ship or boat.
More example sentences
- McGrath says that the duties of wheelsman in those days were of a much more onerous character than now.
- The Coast Guard's Board of Inquiry was notified, the wheelsman and all parties involved thoroughly questioned.
- He was then mate on the Kitty M. Forbes, wheelsman on the Roumania, and second mate on the W. H. Gilbert.
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