HYDRAULIC STEERING SYSTEMS FOR TOWBOATS

Lever-controlled hydraulic steering systems as employed on Western Rivers towboats and switchboats are described; their theory of operation and practice of construction are investigated, and guidelines are given for designing such systems on boats of from 100 to 2,000 horsepower.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Great Lakes and Great Rivers Section of Society of Naval ARchitects and Marine Engineers.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Graul, T
  • Publication Date: 1972-10

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00044461
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 23 1973 12:00AM