Pirate Ship Steering Wheel?

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The big steering wheel on a pirate ship is called the helm. It is also called the helm on all boats, not just pirate craft.
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Pirate ships used "Wooden Spoke Wheels" to steer their boats. Working
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the HELM.
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1. Cut six 24-inch squares out of the sheet of plywood. 2. Create a 3-inch wide block of wood by brushing wood glue onto all of the wood surfaces (except for the two outer sides)
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It is near the stern, connected to the rudder, the pirate ships were the same as other ships, as they were stolen from others.
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Parts of a Pirate Ship Steering Wheel
When we think of the wheel of a pirate ship, we think of the "brass boss'd hub and felloed quadrant with spokes around", the traditional wooden wheel with handles ranging around the outside to assist in turning the wheel. Like any steering wheel, a... More »
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