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Encyclopedia of Marine and Energy Technology

Wheelhouse

marine

An enclosed space in which the main steering wheel, controls, engine room telegraph, etc., are located.

Adjustable wheelhouse, retracting wheelhouse – A wheelhouse which can be lowered in order to reduce the air draught. The hydraulically operated, retractable wheelhouse can be entered from the accommodation area when lowered, and by means of outside ladders when raised to its full height.

Wheelhouse
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