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Directing a helmsman in steering a vessel.



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RUDDER STOCK

A vertical rudder shaft that connects to the steering gear

GROSS TONNAGE

Gross tonnage includes a ships internal volume, excluding such spaces as the peak, double bottom, deep tanks used only for water ballast, bridge, forecastle, open-ended poop, certain light and air spaces, skylights, anchor and steering gear spaces, toilets, the wheelhouse, and certain passenger spaces

OMBO

One Man Bridge Operations when a sole OOW maintains a navigational watch on the bridge without the support of additional personnel, other than a helmsman engaged in steering

COXSWAIN

The helmsman or crew member in command of a boat.

HELMSMAN

A person who steers a ship.

STEERAGE

The effect of the helm on a vessel; the act of steering a vessel.

STEERING FLAT

The compartment containing the steering gear.

RUDDER

A vertical plate or board for steering a boat.

ANSWER

The expected response of a vessel to control mechanisms, such as a turn answering to the wheel and rudder. 'She won't answer' might be the report from a helmsman when turning the wheel under a pilot's order fails to produce the expected change of direction.

DECK HOUSE

Small superstructure on the top deck which contains the steering wheel and other navigational instruments.

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