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  • n  an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated

  • Her pilothouse had been crushed and her funnel twisted by the winter ice; the ripping current had torn off layers of paint, left her rail in tatters and smashed in the bulkheads.
  • The story was, as told by Moore, that Giuliani, suddenly confronted by enthusiastic Paul supporters chanting their guy's name, had to take refuge inside the ferry's pilothouse.
  • After five minutes, the pilothouse door opens.
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  • Corps' flagship is a model of versatility
    GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Cary Lewis has the best view of anyone who plies the Mighty Mississippi. His office - better known as a pilothouse - sits atop the Motor Vehicle Mississippi five stories above the waterline. Lewis is the pilot-on-duty of this massive towboat - the largest ...
    April 20, 2014 - The Washington Times

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