Figure 5-41.--Ship control console (front view).
useful if lateral visibility is of paramount importance
Operational capability of the SCC permits
during steering operations.
connection to a portable steering control unit (PSCU)
for alternate position steering at either bridge wing. It
can also be used with the aft steering control unit
Aft Steering Control Unit (ASCU)
(ASCU) for emergency steering operations from the
steering gear room.
The ASCU, along with the steering control
switchboard and other equipment in the after steering
Portable Steering Control Unit (PSCU)
gear room, permits local control of the steering gear for
emergency steering or manual hydraulic positioning of
the rudders if there is a loss of steering control from the
The PSCU provides the option of steering from
either the port or starboard bridge wing. This can be