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Forum: Steamboats & History 02-17-2008, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Dennis Shenk
Harry had it right. Also she would often back...

Harry had it right. Also she would often back around better at about 25 or 30 deg rudder rather than hard over.

Re Grumpy: I suppose it comes with the job. However there are many fine shadings and...
Forum: Steamboats & History 02-17-2008, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Dennis Shenk
Note; that was the old days when the DQ had four...

Note; that was the old days when the DQ had four rudders.
Forum: Steamboats & History 02-16-2008, 08:33 PM
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Views: 7,480
Posted By Dennis Shenk
The DQ had a reputation for not backing around...

The DQ had a reputation for not backing around very well. Many pilots attributed that to having four main rudders and the "venetian blind effect" when they were hard over.
The new hull design...
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