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Author:  Guest [ August 21, 2016, 12:08 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Wheelhouse

That started based on the idea that the pilothouse crew would have a better vantage point for navigating the confined waters of the various connecting waterways. In fog on the open lake it was to also give the pilothouse crew a better shot at seeing/hearing things infront of them. In the days before radar it was a real concern.

Author:  gillescado [ August 20, 2016, 5:07 pm ]
Post subject:  Wheelhouse

Can you tell me why on the lakers built before the 70's , they had the wheelhouse at the fore part of the vessel ?

Hoping to get an answer

Gill

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