But if one national government, had not so regulated the navigation
of Britain as to make it a nursery for seamen -- if one national government had not called forth all the national means and materials for forming fleets, their prowess and their thunder would never have been celebrated.
Similar facts were observed on the 23rd of July in the same year, in the Pacific Ocean, by the Columbus, of the West India and Pacific Steam Navigation
This market has given an immense development to commerce, to navigation
, to communication by land.
It was not until we got over our first enthusiasm for navigation
and had begun to return to our tree-shelter to sleep at night, that we found the Swift One.
And, completely to put the quietus on any last lingering hopes he might have had of her, he was in the thick of his spectacular and intensely bitter fight with the Coastwise Steam Navigation
Company, and the Hawaiian, Nicaraguan, and Pacific-Mexican Steamship-Company.
He, too, would get a room in a quiet family, and he would go to a navigation
school and study to be a captain.
A labour-saving device for mariners, navigation
reduced to kindergarten simplicity," he answered gaily.
In those days, the captain's authority was restricted to the navigation
and general management of the vessel: while over the whale-hunting department and all its concerns, the Specksynder or Chief Harpooneer reigned supreme.