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There are also afts called skegs and rudders which prevent the seaplane from tipping over in the ocean.
The wrecks were discovered hundreds or thousands of meters deep, with their masts still standing and rudders in place, according to the group.
Unique rudder characteristics helped the researchers identify the I-58, which was found under about 200 meters of sea water.
This image made from video shows the rudder and propeller of the 266-foot steel-hulled steamer Choctaw, which went down in Lake Huron in 1915 in more than 200 feet of water off the coast of Michigan's Presque Isle.
Presidents routinely have crossed party lines to maintain a steady hand on the economy’s rudder.
And their central banks have a stronger hand on the rudder.
Rexnord's aerospace division provides bearings, seals, gears and electrical components that are used in everything from a plane's rudder to its landing gear.
When that happened, the ship's rudder automatically moved to its default position (amidships, or on center line of the ship).
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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