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Re: Steady as she goes

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on May 06, 2007

In Reply to: Steady as she goes posted by Charlotte on May 06, 2007

: What does "steady as she goes" mean? I found it on a crossword. It referred to a ship, if that helps.

It is a instruction from the captain to the helmsman of a ship, to keep the ship heading steadily on the same course regardless of gusts of wind or cross-currents. (VSD)