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    Quote Originally Posted by GURPS View Post
    I'm guessing most systems are computerized these days .... input on the bridge sends commands to a computerized Hydraulic Control System at the Rudder




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    Even the Egyptian missile boats we recently worked on, steering could always be manually overridden from back in after steering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stgislander View Post
    Even the Egyptian missile boats we recently worked on, steering could always be manually overridden from back in after steering.


    of course ... but if no one is down there
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    Quote Originally Posted by GURPS View Post
    of course ... but if no one is down there
    Or they're busy playing Candy-Crush on their phones...

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