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With difficulty he induced the scared ryot to take the rudder while he explained the new project.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A single oar used rather as rudder than paddle guides the tank to the middle of the stream, where it floats to its destination.
Mr Jones, without making a remark of any kind, shipped the rudder; the other four pulled.
The sea seemed to be fining off a bit, so they looked round, and found to their horror that the rudder was gone.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
On the deck aft, about a couple of feet in advance of the rudder-head, are fitted two brass stanchions.
(d) The yacht shall show at least one-quarter of an inch of her rudder-post clear of the water when on her load-water-line.
The boiler-room telegraphs, stoking indicators, rudder indicators, clocks and thermostats were also electrical.
The oars had been lost, but the rudder of the boat was fortunately made fast by a pennant.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Something, too, was tugging at the rudder, twisting and jerking it until the tiller strained and creaked in my hand.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
By great exertion we made out to replace the rudder in the morning, and then proceeded.

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