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The deckhouse of a vessel within which the steering wheel is fitted. In most large ships it forms part of the bridge. In smaller vessels without a bridge, it is a separate compartment raised above deck level to provide all-round visibility to the helmsman.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.


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