How Ship Steering Gear Works? (Hydraulic Steering System)

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On a Seagoing ship - Steering Gear integrated with the rudder system defines the complete ‘turning mechanism’ mandatory for each and every ship irrespective of size, type, and operation.

The huge cargo ship is turned and maneuvered using a hydraulic steering gear system. The question is - how does such a compact steering gear system on the ship moves the rudder and turns the whole ship?

This video explains the concept, construction, and working of a Ram-type hydraulic steering gear system.

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