Meaning of rudder

 

 


Rudder

 

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Rudder

Glossary of technical naval terms

 

Meaning of term rudder :

 

Rudder: A device used to steer a ship. The most common types of rudder consist of a vertical metal area, hinged at the forward edge to the stern post or rudderpost.

 

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References and sources

0. Storch, R.L., Hammon, C.P., Bunch, H.M., and Moore, R.C. 1995. Ship Production. The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

 

1. Reeve, H.P. and Bea, R.G. 1997. Ship structural integrity information system (SSIIS) Phase III: Ship quality information system. Ship Structure Committee Report No. SSC-404, U.S. Coast Guard.

 

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