I looked behind me and saw that the officer, the coxswain, who only had to steer the boat, had fallen asleep.
The coxswain of the gig had been previously cautioned not to allow the instructor to handle the yoke-lines again.
Cloete is dragged into the life-boat and the coxswain tumbles in.
The coxswain, in obedience to his orders, accompanied me to the Blue Post.
"He says as how he belonged to a yacht, sir," resumed the coxswain.
"Near it," says the coxswain (and now sounds a blast of his whistle).
The officers of the club shall consist of a coxswain, as president, and a clerk.
It consisted of ten men, the coxswain, the midshipmen, and Harry.
According to the constitution you must all obey the coxswain.
The coxswain then went forward and helped with the baling, while the men recommenced rowing in silence.