[ UK /wˈiːlha‍ʊs/ ]
  1. an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated
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How To Use wheelhouse In A Sentence

  • He must have been thrown off by the heaving deck because the flare traced a shallow parabola just over the top of the launch's wheelhouse. CORMORANT
  • Back in the wheelhouse he was confronted by the huge ship and desperately tried to swing the wheel to head away.
  • With waves literally passing over the wheelhouse, some fought through seasickness (finding their sea legs) for another day before arriving at Darwin.
  • And it's got a wheelhouse -- a sort of caboose on its backside. HIGH STAND
  • The wheelhouse contains the helm, navigation equipment and the galley with seating for a few small bums.
  • Once somebody came on board, moving aft to the wheelhouse and down into the cuddy. HIGH STAND
  • Around 8 a.m. black smoke erupted from the engine room and within three quarters of an hour, the wheelhouse and shelter deck, which went up like an inferno, was gone.
  • Either side of the wheelhouse, tight against the side of the ship, is the steering cable.
  • A court martial dismissed him and Captain Jody Wheelhouse for causing actual bodily harm to a suspect arrested for allegedly planting a roadside bomb. Assault with a deadly Welly « Anglican Samizdat
  • Since the Fearless was sunk in 1985, much of the wooden structure has decayed, leaving only frames and fittings where the wheelhouse and forward deckhouse once stood.
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