Modern Ship & Shipbuilding Terminology

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Search result for definition: stern thrusters
Stern Thrusters: External thrusters at the stern of a vessel; propellers mounted transverse to the keel to provide lateral thrust for close-in maneuvering such as docking. See also bow thrusters.

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